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(Re)current Unrest

Oct 10 – 11, 2020

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La Ruta

Oct 23 – 24, 2020

Information about ticketing and virtual performance details will be announced soon.

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UTNT (UT New Theatre), Part One

Oct 24 – Nov 8, 2020

Information about ticketing and virtual performance details will be announced soon.

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In the Ether

Nov 18 – 22, 2020

Information about ticketing and virtual performance details will be announced soon.

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Charles O. Anderson Receives Creative Research Award

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Associate department chair and head of the dance area Charles O. Anderson has received the prestigious Creative Research Award from The University of Texas at Austin's Office of the Vice President for Research and the University Co-operative Society recognizing his extraordinary creative achievement and scholarship in 2019 as the artistic director of DANCE THEATRE X and the creator of the evening-length dance performance (Re)current Unrest.

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J.E. Johnson on Working and Creating During a Pandemic

Wednesday, September 9, 2020   |  Statesman

Faculty member and Texas Performing Arts scenic studio supervisor J.E. Johnson, along with three other local Austin artists, recently shared his thoughts on the struggles and creative innovations experienced while working during this time. Johnson touched on his hands-on Performance Robots course and how it has shifted due to the pandemic.

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The Vortex Receives a $200,000 Grant to Produce Alumna's Play

Monday, September 7, 2020   |  Sightlines

The VORTEX Theatre, helmed by producing artistic director and alumna Bonnie Cullum (M.F.A. 1989), recently received a Cultural Division grant of $200,000 from the Texas Commission on the Arts to support the to support the continuation of creative works in the Six Square - Austin's Black Cultural District. Funds will support the Vortex's upcoming production National New Play Network's rolling premiere of Annie Jump and the Library of Heaven by Reina Hardy (M.F.A. 2014). 

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Katie Dawson and Drama for Schools Featured in Teen Vogue Article

Friday, September 4, 2020   |  Teen Vogue

In a recent article for Teen Vogue, current student Yasmin Zacaria Mikhaiel explored the guiding and grounding nature of theatre through interviews with grade school educators and students. Among them was faculty member Katie Dawson, who spoke about how Drama for Schools helps teachers incorporate drama-based teaching styles into their classrooms to foster connections with students.

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