On Stage

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Texas Theatre and Dance is pleased to present a wide variety of programming for the public, including a subscription season featuring works of theatre and dance, multi-media installations, performance festivals, student projects and exciting new works. The department prides itself on creating work that is thoughtful, diverse and innovative. 

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2023/2024 Season

Texas Theatre and Dance is pleased to present our most robust season yet, featuring reimagined classics, inspiring work for young audiences, innovative dance and choreography, a pointedly funny and playful musical and student-generated performances.

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What's Playing

Go beyond the mainstage season and see what's playing on our stages, including student and faculty work, creative installations, studio projects and more.

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Location, Directions, Parking

Information about discounted parking for events, tips for parking on campus and where to find the F. Loren Winship Drama Building.

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Become a Season Subscriber

Texas Theatre and Dance is pleased to present the 2022/2023 season celebrating new and diverse voices for the stage.

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Discounted Student Tickets

Students from the Department of Theatre and Dance and The University of Texas at Austin can save on tickets to all Texas Theatre and Dance mainstage performances by purchasing student tickets.

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Covid-19 Safety Information for Audiences

The Department of Theatre and Dance is committed to the health and safety of our community, including students, faculty, staff and guests. As the COVID-19 global pandemic continues to evolve, we want to reassure our audiences that we are continuing to monitor the situation and are taking steps to ensure a safe return to in-person performance.

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Accessibility (ADA) Requests

Accessible seating is available at all our venues. If you require wheelchair accessibility or have other special seating concerns, please notify the Box Office at the time of your ticket purchase.

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Contact the Box Office

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Policies for Staging Intimacy

In all Theatre and Dance Department-related activities, all participants are expected to abide by recommended Instructional Touch and Theatrical Intimacy practices.


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Off-Book: A Theatre and Dance Blog

Go behind-the-scenes and get to know the Department of Theatre and Dance on blog.

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UTNT (UT New Theatre)

The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance presents UTNT (UT New Theatre). UTNT is an annual showcase of new plays from third-year playwrights in the M.F.A. Playwriting Program.

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The Cohen New Works Festival

The Cohen New Works Festival is a biennial, week-long showcase of new work created by students at The University of Texas at Austin held in various locations in and around campus. It is not just an event, but a celebration of a continuously ongoing process–the creation of new work.