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Charles O. Anderson is Honored with Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award

Thursday, August 6, 2020   |  The University of Texas System

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.

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Alumna Featured in Toni Braxton's Music Video

Thursday, August 6, 2020   |  YouTube

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." 

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Leah Cox is Featured in Liz Lerman's WICKED BODIES

Friday, July 31, 2020   |  Jacob's Pillow

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.


Purchase Lisa B. Thompson's Underground, Monroe, and The Mamalogues

Tuesday, July 28, 2020   |  Northwestern University Press

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.

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