In our current world of social distancing and isolation, we find ourselves longing for the theatre - a space we collectively share to consume art, enjoy live performance and connect with those around us. Amidst closures and the inability to share these moments together, arts organizations around the world have shifted their content to the digital sphere so that we may all continue to enjoy and support the performing arts across the globe.
We've compiled a list of various outlets where you can access these performances from the comfort of your home. Even as we take this moment to be apart, we can still enjoy the power of the performing arts together.
Given the urgency of the situation regarding COVID-19, the recommendations from leadership at The University of Texas at Austin, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO), it is with great consideration and sadness that we have made the difficult decision to suspend the remainder of our Spring 2020 Season indefinitely. This suspension applies to mainstage season performances, studio productions and all public events at the department for the remainder of the semester.
The Department of Theatre and Dance is currently seeking prospective residential mentors and supervisors for the 2020 American Ballet Theatre Summer Intensive at The University of Texas at Austin. These are paid positions that work closely with the department and the American Ballet Theatre program. The application process for these staff members has begun and will be open through March 23, 2020.
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