The tradition of showcasing cutting-edge new works by UT students continues in the 2021 Cohen New Works Festival, running April 12-16. Featuring performance art by Theatre and Dance students, as well as other artists across the College of Fine Arts, this year's virtual festival includes 33 experimental works.
Paul Bonin-Rodriguez, associate professor in the Performance as Public Practice area, was recently selected as one of only seven faculty members campus-wide to receive a President's Associates Teaching Excellence Award, recognizing him for exceptional undergraduate teaching.
Nicholas Kaidoo (Fall the House) and Jenny Krick (sad women being sad) shared their process of adapting centuries-old scripts into brand new plays, presented as part of UTNT (UT New Theatre).
B.A. in Theatre and Dance student Madison Sheridan was among an interdisciplinary team of students to receive an honorable mention from the Texas Student Research Showdown for their project "Art Without a Frame," which utilizes digital storytelling to investigate our relationships with borders, both psychological and geographical.