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Kirk Lynn Makes Time Out New York's Top 10 Best Theatre of 2011 List

Time Out New York Magazine

Resident playwright and director Kirk Lynn (Rude Mechs) lands on Time Out New York's top 10 best of theater list for "The Method Gun."  Earlier this month, he was honored with a United States Artist Fellowship. Congratulations, Kirk! 

Posted: Wednesday, December 14, 2011

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Playwright Steven Dietz Receives Creative Research Award

The Austin Chronicle

Department of Theatre and Dance Distinguished Professor of Playwriting receives the Creative Research Award at the Robert W. Hamilton Book Awards

Posted: Tuesday, December 13, 2011

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Kirk Lynn Honored as 2011 United States Artists Fellow

The Austin Chronicle

Kirk Lynn, Department of Theatre and Dance lecturer of playwriting and directing, has been honored as one of the 2011 United States Artists Fellows. This prestigious award grants 50 of America's finest artists with individual fellowships of $50,000. 

Posted: Tuesday, December 6, 2011

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Margo Sawyer public art installation in Dallas

You Tube

Artist and Professor Margo Sawyer commissioned for public art work, "Synchronicity of Color Receptors 2011" for new Dallas development

Posted: Tuesday, November 15, 2011

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Professor Sarah Canright's First Solo Exhibition in NYC in 25 Years, Nov. 19

Cue Art Foundation

Celebrated artist and Department of Art & Art History Professor Sarah Canright returns to New York City to exhibit recent paintings at CUE Art Foundation, Nov. 19 - Jan. 14, 2012

Posted: Tuesday, November 15, 2011

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College of Fine Arts alum Kevin Robert Frost featured in The New York Times

The New York Times

"A Singer's Search for an AIDS Cure" ran in The New York Times jobs section Nov. 12. Butler School of Music alum is chief executive of amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research, New York. 

Posted: Saturday, November 12, 2011

Andrew Dell'Antonio

Andrew Dell'Antonio Appointed Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies

The University of Texas at Austin

Newly created position will help improve the quality, accessibility and cost of an undergraduate education in the Fine Arts. 

Posted: Monday, November 7, 2011

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Theatre and Dance story on the UT home page

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Department of Theatre and Dance brings Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde to the B. Iden Payne Theatre Oct. 28 - Nov. 6 

Posted: Tuesday, October 25, 2011

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'The Transition of Doodle Pequeño' selected for New Visions/New Voices showcase

UT College of Fine Arts


The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' 12th New Visions/New Voices showcase will feature a play by M.F.A. candidate Gabriel Jason Dean.

Posted: Wednesday, October 19, 2011

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Eleanor Owicki accepted into the Powers Graduate Fellowship Program

UT Graduate School

Performance as Public Practice student in the Theatre and Dance Department receives prestigious university fellowship. 

Posted: Wednesday, October 19, 2011