Reviving "The Scarlet Letter"

The world premiere of The Scarlet Letter opens November 16 at the B. Iden Payne Theatre.

Monday, November 12, 2012

The 2013 Cohen New Works Festival Roster Announced

The Cohen New Works Festival

Thirty-four projects. Six days. Free Admission.

Monday, November 12, 2012

Dance Professor Yacov Sharir Profiled

The Daily Texan

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Photo: A. Macías-Jimenez

Yacov Sharir talks about his work with interactive systems, virtual realities, wearable computers and computer animation.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

From Nothing to Bounty

The Austin Chronicle

Playwright Lisa D'Amour muses on the distance between Austin and 'Detroit'

Friday, October 19, 2012

Desires Discovered: "The Cataract" comes to the stage

The regional premiere of The Cataract by Pulitzer Prize acclaimed playwright Lisa D'Amour opens October 19 at the B. Iden Payne Theatre.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Rude Mechs Selected as Resident Theater Company

The nationally acclaimed, ensemble-based theater collective Rude Mechs has been appointed as the resident theater company of The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance.

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Playwriting's Next Big Thing: Pulitzer Finalist Lisa D'Amour

The Alcalde

With her Pulitzer nominated play Detroit garnering rave reviews in New York, alumna Lisa D'Amour returns to Austin on the eve of the regional premiere of her play The Cataract.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

MFA Playwright Andrew Hinderaker Takes Chicago by Storm

Chicago Sun-Times

"Perhaps more than any playwright now at work, Chicago’s Andrew Hinderaker (M.F.A. candidate, The University of Texas at Austin) has his finger on the pulse of our time in terms of our bedeviled (and bedeviling) relationship to capitalism and, by extension, the American dream."

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

"The Scarlet Letter" Among Critics' Top Picks

The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance’s upcoming production of The Scarlet Letter was named by the Austin Chronicle's arts critics as one of their top fall season picks.

Thursday, September 20, 2012