2016/2017 Season

Bringing a series of exhilarating works to the stage, our 2016/2017 Season includes a tale of life after Neverland, a Civil War-era musical, striking choreography and the poignant story of a young girl on the brink of new beginnings. 

TouchDesigner Workshop

Ian Shelanskey leads a workshop in TouchDesigner, a powerful and versatile visual programming software that is paving the way in the world's digital design practices. August 26-28, 2016. Registration is open, space is limited. 


See what's been going on at Texas Theatre and Dance in this season's newsletter, Encore, featuring our esteemed faculty, alumni news and more. 

Safety Update

Updates to safety procedures in the College of Fine Arts will be posted continuously. See the latest additions here.  


The University of Texas at Austin offers Texas-sized resources for a tight-knit community of artists. And, we do all this at a third or half the cost of tuition as our peer institutions. Learn about scholarships and financial aid today.


Stay up-to-date with the latest news from the department, featuring distinguished students, faculty and alumni as well as productions and announcements. 

Faculty Member Charlotte Canning Awarded the Joe A. Callaway Prize

New York University

Dr. Charlotte Canning has been awarded NYU's Joe A. Callaway prize for On the Performance Front: US Theatre and Internationalism

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Robert Schenkkan's ALL THE WAY Nominated for Eight Emmy's

LA Times

Alumnus Robert Schenkkan's (B.A. 1975) All The Way was nominated for eight Emmy Awards including Outstanding Directing, Actor in a Leading Role and TV Movie. 

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Alumna's Play Showcased at Brooklyn Yard

Broadway World

Diana Lynn Small's (M.F.A. 2015) Mad & A Goat, originally premiered at The Cohen New Works Festival, is one of two two-woman plays featured by the Austin Exchange through new play incubator, Brooklyn Yard.

Monday, July 11, 2016

dancer on one foot vertical
words in front of red curtain stage

Upcoming Events

A Shadow Among Strangers

September 7, 2016 - 7:30pmSeptember 9, 2016 - 7:30pm

In the Red and Brown Water

October 5, 2016 - 7:30pmOctober 16, 2016 - 7:30pm

Little Women

November 2, 2016 - 7:30pmNovember 20, 2016 - 7:30pm

Lost Girl

November 9, 2016 - 7:30pmNovember 20, 2016 - 7:30pm


February 15, 2017 - 7:30pmFebruary 26, 2017 - 7:30pm