Janie Bryant, costume designer for the hit show Mad Men, recently discussed her work with faculty member Susan Mickey which includes research material, inspiration boards for characters and lookbooks for costume designers acquired by the Harry Ransom Center.
Faculty member Andrew Carlson discusses the history of Othello with American Theatre in the United States, telling a story of race, erasure and reclamation.
Alumna Nikiko Masumoto (M.A. 2011) recently performed a short piece from her one-woman show What We Could Carry at a White House event. The presentation, "Generational Experiences of Asian Americans," featured speakers from the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities as well as Muslim, Arab, Sikh and South Asian (MASSA) communities.
With the holidays right around the corner, theatres all around the country will be putting on their productions of plays such as How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical or A Christmas Carol. Looking for another option to get your holiday theatre fix? Playwriting/Directing faculty memebrs Liz Engelman and KJ Sanchez list their top picks for wintry works of theatre.
Alumnus J. Quinton Johnson will join the cast of award-winning Hamilton on Broadway as "Hercules Mulligan/James Madison" beginning January 6.
The National New Play Network (NNPN) and Texas Theatre and Dance will host more than 40 playwrights, directors and actors from December 9-11 as part of the National Showcase of New Plays, presenting readings of six production-ready new plays to NNPN Core and Associate Members and invited guests.
Ph.D. candidate Katie Van Winkle shares her experience in working on the Sharir/Sharir+Bustamante Dance Collection, gifted to the UT Fine Arts Library.
Faculty member, dancer, choreographer and innovator Yacov Sharir's archival collection of dance performances, The Sharir/Sharir + Bustamante Dance Collection, to be welcomed to the Fine Arts Library at The University of Texas at Austin.
Teaching artist Karen Maness and faculty member Richard Isackes's new book, The Art of the Hollywood Backdrop, reveals how Hollywood uses paintings to set the scene.
Nearly 40 years since moving to Los Angeles, James Walters (B.F.A. 1969) continues to work in set design for the television industry.
The union of Belflower, Phipps and Scamardi ultimately creates a powerful trinity of women who have crafted a sweet, moving, and resonant message of feminist empowerment that is perhaps more important now than ever before.
Bart Pitchford (Ph.D. candidate, Performance as Public Practice) leads a group of veterans in reflecting on their service through "The Warrior Chorus - Humanities in Action," a scholar-led workshop in classical literature.
Alumna Dr. Clare Croft (PhD, 2010) and faculty member Dr. Rebecca Rossen receive awards from the Oscar G. Brockett Center for Theatre History and Criticism.
A discussion with director, Melissa Maxwell, as well as the scenic designer, costume designer and projection designer of Little Women the Broadway Musical on the use of modern design elements in a Civil War-era story.
In both the original text and in the adaptations that followed, Louisa May Alcott's Little Women speaks across generations of discovery, heartache and love. Zoë Crabtree, dramaturg, goes deeper into the historical context of this work and the place of feminism in the 1800s.
Freshman Khorii Tinson was recently awarded a $10,000 Live Más scholarship from Taco Bell Foundation. Applicants were tasked with creating a two-minute video showing how the scholarship would help reach their goals. Tinson created a video highlighting her passion for dance.
In the spirit of Halloween, we've compiled a list of the top nine works of costume design and technology in the Department of Theatre and Dance according to faculty members Susan Mickey (Costume Design) and James Glavan (Costume Technology).
An accomplished costume designer, faculty member Susan Mickey has been selected as a Research Award Winner by the University Co-Op Hamilton Book Awards.
The groundbreaking playwright explores issues of contemporary blackness through lyricism and motion. On stage through October 16.
The theme of family emerges often among members of the Dance program, where students not only work together but encourage, support and care for one another. Head of Dance, Charles O. Anderson, faculty member Tina Curran and dance students and alumni discuss this close community of emerging artists.