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Three Shitty Sons

Review: Three Shitty Sons

Monday, March 25, 2019   |  Sightlines

Vibrant, hilarious and tender, Hannah Kenah’s Three Shitty Sons is a contemporary theatrical valentine sent to one of the greatest American plays of the 20th century.

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Review: Dance Repertory Theatre's Fortitude

Thursday, March 21, 2019   |  The Austin Chronicle

In this spring concert, a profound and moving tribute to a missing member of the Theatre and Dance Department community. 

KJ Sanchez, Associate Professor of Playwriting and Directing

KJ Sanchez to Direct Quixote Nuevo at Hartford Stage

Friday, March 15, 2019   |  Hartford Courant

Associate Professor KJ Sanchez will direct playwright Octavio Solis's Quixote Nuevo for Hartford Stage's 2019/2020 season in a co-production with Boston’s Huntington Theatre Company and Houston’s Alley Theatre.

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Zero-Waste Design in Mr. Burns

Monday, March 4, 2019   |  Arts Next

Arts Next profiles the sustainable design work of M.F.A. in Design and Technology candidate Aaron Kubacak and Roxanne Rohmann (B.A., 2015) on the masks for Mr. Burns, a post-electric play last semester.

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"Charles O. Anderson's Dance (R)evolution"

Tuesday, February 26, 2019   |  Arts Next

Arts Next, the official magazine of the College of Fine Arts, profiles Associate Professor and Head of Dance Charles O. Anderson and exciting developments in the program here at Texas Theatre and Dance. 

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In Memoriam: Rebecca Ashley Walach

Wednesday, February 20, 2019   |  Ever Loved

Beloved alumna Rebecca Ashley Walach passed away February 19, 2019. A 2015 B.A. in Theatre and Dance graduate, Walach was a passionate actor and artist involved in theatre companies in both Austin and California. A talented artist and fierce friend, her light and spirit will be greatly missed. 

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Rennie Harris on NPR's All Things Considered

Monday, February 18, 2019   |  NPR

Senior Lecturer Rennie Harris discusses his new work Lazarus, commissioned for the sixtieth anniversary of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, with Michel Martin for NPR's All Things Considered

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Cincinnati King by KJ Sanchez on CET

Monday, February 18, 2019   |  CET Public Television

Associate Professor KJ Sanchez's recent production of Cincinnati King at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, an exploration of the history of King Records, is featured on CET Public Television's The Art Show

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"UT co-hosts Latinx theatre for youth festival and convening"

Wednesday, January 23, 2019   |  The University of Texas at Austin College of Fine Arts

The 2019 LTC TYA Sin Fronteras Festival comes to the Winship Drama Building and the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center for three days of performances, plenaries and breakout sessions. Plenty to experience across the city in this, the first festival devoted to Latinx and Latin American theatre for young audiences.

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"Make Your Move" at SXSWedu

Friday, January 11, 2019   |  SXSWedu

Associate Professor Andrea Beckham and Assistant Professor Katie Dawson's project "Make Your Move: Bodies Creating Change" will be part of the performance series at SXSWedu this March in partnership with Peace First. Full details at sxswedu.com

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Dance in the Archive with Gesel Mason's No Boundaries

Monday, January 7, 2019   |  The Alcade

Texas Exes profiles Associate Professor Gesel Mason in a new video about her project No Boundaries, an expanding and interactive archive of the work of contemporary black choreographers.

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Gesel Mason Receives Rauschenberg Residency

Monday, January 7, 2019   |  Sightlines

Associate Professor Gesel Mason is one of the recipients of a month-long Rauschenberg Residency in Captiva, Florida, to continue her work on her project No Boundaries.

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Gretel! at Paramount Theatre

Friday, January 4, 2019   |  The Austin Chronicle

Faculty member Jennifer Hartmann Luck and emeritus faculty Suzan Zeder are part of the amazing story of Gretel! The Musical, written by our late alumnus Jason Tremblay (M.F.A., 2007). The Austin Chronicle features this one night-only performance on Monday, January 7 at Paramount Theatre.

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