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Rude Mechs Selected as Resident Theater Company

Univerity of Texas


The nationally acclaimed ensemble, Rude Mechs has been appointed as the resident theater company of The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance.

Posted: Tuesday, October 9, 2012

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New work by Lisa D’Amour, UT alumna and a Pulitzer Prize nominated playwright

Texas Performing Arts


The Cataract opens at the B. Iden Payne Theatre Friday October 19.

Posted: Tuesday, October 9, 2012

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Tailgate Opera

Austin Lyric Oprea


The Butler Opera Center Presents the Pagliacci Project in conjunction with the  Austin Lyric Opera

Saturday October 6, 2012, 4:00

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Trinity Street

Posted: Tuesday, October 2, 2012

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Jack Risley joins the department of Art & Art History


The Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Austin is pleased to announce the appointment of Jack Risley as department chair and Ruth Head Centennial Professor. Amy Hauft also joined the department as professor of art and will hold the Leslie Waggener Professorship in the College of Fine Arts. 

Posted: Wednesday, September 26, 2012

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Art & Art History’s Susan Rather appointed as a Tyson Scholar

Susan Rather, a member of the art history faculty in the Department of Art & Art History has been appointed a Tyson Scholar at Crystal Bridges, Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas.

Posted: Monday, September 24, 2012

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Butler School of Music's Candelaria receives Dad's Club Centennial Teaching Fellowship

University of Texas

Associate Professor Lorenzo Candelaria has received a Dad's Association Centennial Teaching Fellowship for the instruction of freshman undergraduates.

Posted: Wednesday, September 19, 2012

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Aeolus Quartet Wins 2012 John Lad Prize

The Saint Lawrence String Quartet, Stanford's Grammy nominated ensemble has awarded the Aeolus Quartet its 2012 John Lad Prize.

Posted: Thursday, September 6, 2012


UT Dance Grads Take The Stage Again

The Alcalde

They made the cut. Cooper Neely and Chelsea Pierce return to the Ovation Network's production, A Chance to Dance, Friday, August 31 9 p.m. CST. Tune in to cheer them on.

Posted: Monday, August 27, 2012

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UT alumni takes center stage on August 24


Be sure to tune in to cheer on Theatre and Dance alumni Chelsea Pierce and Cooper Neely on A Chance to Dance, Friday August 24, 9 PM Central on the Ovation Network.

Posted: Thursday, August 23, 2012

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Two COFA faculty members receive Regents' Outstanding Teaching Awards


Susan Mickey, of Theatre and Dance and Beili Liu of Art and Art History have been given the Board of Regents' highest honor. 

Posted: Wednesday, August 22, 2012