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Alumna Among Emmy-Nominated Design Team for Yellowstone

Tuesday, July 13, 2021   |  Television Academy - Emmys

Art director Yvonne Boudreaux (M.F.A. 2007) is among the design team who has earned the drama series Yellowstone an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Contemporary Program. 

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Dr. Sara Simons Receives Fine Arts Distinguished Teaching Award

Tuesday, July 6, 2021   |  College of Fine Arts, The University of Texas at Austin

Dr. Sara Simons, co-area head and assistant professor of instruction (Drama and Theatre for Youth and Communities and UTeach Theatre), has been named a recipient of the 2020-2021 College of Fine Arts Distinguished Teaching Award, recognizing her outstanding dedication to teaching that forges connections and challenges systems of oppression.

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Dr. Lisa B. Thompson Receives Creation Fund Award

Thursday, June 24, 2021   |  National Performance Network

Faculty member Dr. Lisa B. Thompson earned a spring 2021 Creation Fund Award from the National Performance Network for her new work The Black Feminist Guide to the Human Body, which is co-commissioned by The Vortex, Fusebox Festival, the Lorraine Hansberry Theatre and the Pyramid Theatre Company.

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