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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. 

UTNT Play "The Silent Woman" Wins Playwriting Prize

Wednesday, November 11, 2015   |  Kentucky.com

Ahead of its spring staging at UTNT (UT New Theatre), Lydia Blaisdell's The Silent Woman recently won the Kentucky Women Writers Conference Prize for Women Playwrights. 

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Broadening the Arts to Artists with Disabilities

Tuesday, October 20, 2015   |  American Theatre

Alumnus Andrew Hinderaker's (M.F.A. 2013) Colossal was featured in American Theatre Magazine's discussion of disabilities in the arts, focusing on theatres inclusion of actors with disabilities, not just for roles with cast defined as disabled, but for all roles. 

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