Faculty member Charles O. Anderson has been selected to receive a 2020 Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award, an honor recognizing a select number of educators throughout the entire UT System for their dedication to students and the university.
Alumna Christian Henley (B.F.A. 2017), who graduated as part of the initial cohort of the revived B.F.A. in Acting program at the Department of Theatre and Dance, was recently featured as a dancer in Toni Braxton's new music video for her song "Dance."
Faculty member Leah Cox is a featured dancer and collaborator in Liz Lerman's upcoming work entitled Wicked Bodies. Inspired by the grotesque artistic depictions of women's bodies throughout history, Wicked Bodies will be presented by Jacob's Pillow featuring a discussion with Lerman on August 7, 2020.
Playwright and faculty member Lisa B. Thompson's play collection, entitled Underground, Monroe, and The Mamalogues, is now available for purchase. Thompson's work touches a variety of themes within the Black experience in America, including family, racial violence and motherhood.