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Steven Dietz Receives Steinberg Award Recognition

Tuesday, April 19, 2016   |  American Theatre

Professor Steven Dietz received a citation of the 2015 Harold and Mimi Steinberg/American Theatre Critics Association New Play Award for his play Bloomsday.

To quarto, or not to quarto?

Friday, April 15, 2016   |  Harry Ransom Center

Faculty member and managing director of the Oscar G. Brockett Center for Theatre History and Criticism, Andrew Carlson, will discuss the differences between folio and quarto texts' influence on Shakespearean performance. 

Dance Faculty Dorothy Overbey Discusses Gyrokinesis

Friday, March 25, 2016   |  The Alcalde

Dorothy O'Shea Overbey discusses gyrokinesis, or "yoga for dancers" which is a form of therapy that utilizes a series of fluid movements geared toward working the joints and muscles.

How Millennials Are Shaping the American Musical

Friday, March 11, 2016   |  My Statesman

Faculty member Lyn Koenning discusses the ways in which millennials are helping to shape and support the future of live performance on the American stage. 

Faculty Member Kirk Lynn "Fixes" Shakespeare

Thursday, February 18, 2016   |  Austin American-Statesman

Playwrighting faculty member and co-founder of Rude Mechs theatre collective, Kirk Lynn "fixes" Shakespeare's least-performed plays. 

In Memoriam: Dr. John Brokaw

Tuesday, February 9, 2016   |  Austin American-Statesman

A professor emeritus of theatre history, Brokaw served the department from 1963-2001.

Faculty Emerita's Play Nominated for Helen Hayes Award

Friday, February 5, 2016

Susan Zeder's play When She Had Wings (Imagination Stage, Maryland) received three Helen Hayes Award nominations for choreography, sound design and Outstanding Production, Theatre for Young Audiences. 

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