Mark-Anthony Zuniga, undergraduate academic advisor for the Department of Theatre and Dance, has been named one of three University of Texas at Austin employees to receive the Regents' Outstanding Employee Award, which recognizes full-time, non-faculty employees who have shown outstanding performance, innovation, enthusiasm and dedication to their job. The award ceremony will take place May 14, 2018.
Creating new work is a challenging process, often riddled with unforeseen obstacles, tough decisions and unique opportunities to develop innovative art. We sat down with the playwrights and directors of UTNT (UT New Theatre) to discuss their process of creating these new plays, how those works have changed and why it’s important to let these works evolve as they are read, developed and, ultimately, presented to an audience.
Department of Theatre and Dance chair, Dr. Brant Pope, has been named a fellow by the College of Fellows of the American Theatre. Presented as one of the highest honors bestowed on educators and professionals of America's educational and theatre community, he will be inducted in a ceremony on April 15 in Washington, D.C.
The Alcalde recently featured the creation process of the ENRON raptors, discussing the unique course that led students from different backgrounds across campus to develop three velociraptors used in the production to represent companies created to conceal Enron's debt.