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the cast for IN SISTERS WE TRUST rehearses a scene in which they're all sitting in a line of chairs

ON THE BLOG: Behind the Scenes of the Sisterhood...

October 11, 2022 | Off Book: A Theatre and Dance Blog

Dramaturg and current M.A. candidate Rebecca Fitton provides a behind-the-scenes look at In Sisters We Trust, or My F*cked Up American Girl Doll Play, from the vibrant contributions of each team member to the timely cultural commentary they reflected on during the rehearsal process.

Alum Lucy Kerr's headshot for her 25 New Faces of Independent Film feature

Alum Lucy Kerr Among 25 New Faces of Independent Film

October 11, 2022 | Filmmaker Magazine

Alum Lucy Kerr (B.A. 2014) is featured on Filmmaker Magazine's annual list of 25 New Faces of Independent Film. As a dancer during her childhood and time at UT Austin, she was later drawn to the medium of film and the narrative opportunities it provides. 

Read about the first-year cohort of students' attendance of HADESTOWN at Texas Performing Arts

First-Year Students Attend Broadway Tour of Hadestown

October 7, 2022

Thanks to a joint effort by Texas Performing Arts and UT Theatre and Dance faculty, TPA welcomed students in Madge Darlington's undergraduate Performance as Public Practice course to the Bass Concert Hall to witness the Broadway Across America Tour of Hadestown.

Headshots for the ten actors performing in IN SISTERS WE TRUST

ON THE BLOG: Meet the Cast of In Sisters We Trust

October 5, 2022 | Off Book: A Theatre and Dance Blog

Meet the talented cast of actors breathing new life into beloved childhood dolls in Justine Gelfman's new play In Sisters We Trust, or My F*cked Up American Girl Doll Play, on stage October 20-29, 2022.

Read about the UT Theatre and Dance artists involved in ZACH Theatre's hilarious dramatic comedy

ZACH Theatre Production Features Multiple Theatre and Dance Artists

September 20, 2022

ZACH Theatre's hilarious and high-energy production of The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity features creative contributions by faculty, students and alumni of the Department of Theatre and Dance. 

Learn more about Reagan Murdock's voice-over role in CHAINSAW MAN

Alum Lands Voice-Over Role in Chainsaw Man

September 19, 2022 | Crunchyroll

Alum Reagan Murdock (B.A. 2018) will voice one of the leading roles in the upcoming English dub of the anime Chainsaw Man. He'll attend the first episode's dubbed premiere in October, 2022 ahead of the series' release at a later date.

Read about associate dean and performance scholar Raquel Monroe's 2022 Mid-Career Award

Associate Dean Raquel Monroe Receives 2022 Mid-Career Award from Dance Studies Association

September 1, 2022

Raquel Monroe, professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance and associate dean for graduate education and academic affairs in the UT College of Fine Arts, recently received a major award from the Dance Studies Association. In August, Monroe was honored with the 2022 Mid-Career Award, which recognizes leadership of mid-career scholars in the development of the dance studies field.