This program brings theatre to life through creative participation. It takes you out of the classroom and into the piazzas and streets of the breathtaking city of Florence.
Play by M.F.A. Playwriting candidate Gabriel Dean
She is drawing from a number of disciplines and scholarship in her work and that “provide other angles to those larger debates about the peace process in Northern Ireland and what’s at stake." Read more about Eleanor and her dissertation here.
Alumnus Eric Vera's career is on a fast upward trajectory.
UT alumna, former Rockette prospers after opening Austin fitness studio: Jennifer McCamish (BFA 1996)
With a rather uninspiring job market giving many students second thoughts about which career path they should follow, Jennifer McCamish offers a sort of bright light at the end of the tunnel for students with big dreams.
Alumni Lead as Educational Directors: Jenn Hartmann Luck and Nat Miller join leading arts institutions
Two Austin friends are celebrating their brand new positions as the respective Education Directors at The Paramount Theatre and ZACH Theatre, two of the city’s most influential cultural arts institutions.
Directed by department chair Brant Pope, The Cherry Orchard continues to resonate with audiences 100 years after it was first produced.
With the government's attempt to frame a communal response to the anniversary of that tragic occasion — a seismic moment that, politically and emotionally, marked the turn of the 21st century — forms the crux of “september play,” a temporal, theater production being staged on Sept. 11 in the Anna Hiss Gymnasium.
Professor Charlotte Canning receives Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award Recipient
Drama for Schools honored with a 2011-12 award from the Longhorn Innovation Fund for Technology
The highly competitive Public Fellows program draws applications from across the country. Hewett is one of only eight honored with this distinguished award.
Drama and Theatre for Youth and Communities Professor Honored: Dr. Coleman A. Jennings Awarded Orlin Corey Medallion
The Children's Theatre Foundation of America is recognizing Jennings' work by awarding him the Orlin Corey Medallion, a prestigious award that honors individuals and institutions for their significant achievements in theatre that have contributed to the cultural enrichment of children and youth.
Alumnus helps bring acclaimed theatre festival to Los Angeles: Mark Russel (BFA Theatrical Design), Producer of Under the Radar
How do you take an acclaimed theater festival in one city and turn it into a national franchise, an endeavor that could easily set off turf warfare among artists? Mark Russell thinks he has an answer.
The store has long fostered a strong sense of community and is proud of its history in New York City. Read all about it!
MFA Playwriting Student Work to Premiere in NYC: Andrew Hinderaker's "Suicide, Incorporated" selected for Roundabout Underground
Suicide, Incorporated — a "provocative and darkly funny new play [that] takes us to an unorthodox writing service that specializes in crafting the perfect suicide note."
2010-2011 Austin Critic's Table Awards Nominees Announced: UT Theatre and Dance Community Among Top Picks
For the 19th year, an informal affiliation of local arts critics has recognized the year's most exceptional achievements in dance, classical music, the visual arts, and theatre. Department of Theatre and Dance productions, students, faculty, alumni and friends are well represented on this year's list of nominations.
Dr. Paul Reinhardt passed away on April 29, 2011, in Silver Spring, Maryland.
Alumna Jolynn Hoffman Free’s career has led her from the university’s drama department, to a job as supervisor of cultural arts at the City of Austin, to director of development at Laguna Gloria Art Museum and finally into financial services. Find out how here.
Innovative designs and projects reveal the secrets and talents behind theater productions and even beyond.
Theatre and Dance Celebrates Emerging Artist: Annual Showcase includes lecture by Tony Award-Winning designer
The exhibit celebrates the work of 38 emerging artists. In conjunction with the exhibition, there will be a public lecture by alumnus and Tony award-winning designer Kevin Adams.