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Former Playwriting Student Premieres Prize-Winning Play in London and U.S.


Cowhig’s prize-winning play “Lidless” made its world premier in the Department of Theatre and Dance during UT New Theatre, Spring 2009

Posted: Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Austin Visual Arts Awards 2010 Winners Announced in Austin American-Statesman

Austin American-Statesman

COFA’s Lance Letscher, Jade Walker, Ken Hale Named Austin Visual Arts Award Winners, 2010

Posted: Friday, December 10, 2010

Combined: Department of Art and Art History Faculty Exhibition Reviewed in the Daily Texan

Posted: Thursday, December 9, 2010

Meryl Streep surrounded by students

Meryl Streep Visits the Department of Theatre and Dance


Coverage of Meryl Streep's visit with M.F.A. Acting Majors

Posted: Thursday, December 9, 2010

Immigration Photo Exhibit

Photo Exhibit by Internationally Celebrated Photographer José Hernández-Claire on Display Now in the Bass Concert Hall lobby

Texas Performing Arts

Texas Performing Arts’ ArtesAméricas Program, in partnership with Cultura UDG (The Culture & Arts Division of the University of Guadalajara in Mexico), presents José Hernández-Claire’s photographic essay entitled National Exodus: Immigration Into the US.

Posted: Friday, November 19, 2010


Prominent Theatre History Scholar Oscar Brockett Dies at 87

University of Texas Homepage

AUSTIN, Texas — Theatre history scholar and University of Texas at Austin Professor Emeritus Oscar G. Brockett died on Nov. 7 in Austin, Texas, at the age of 87 due to complications following a massive stroke.

Brockett was a professor emeritus in The University of Texas at Austin’s Department of Theatre and Dance and was head of the doctoral program in Theatre History from 1980-2006. He was presented the College of Fine Arts E. William Doty Award in 1998 to recognize him as an individual of distinction in his field who has demonstrated extraordinary interest in the college.

More articles about Oscar Brockett

Posted: Monday, November 8, 2010

Clock Knot by Mark di Suvero

Landmarks is featured in TRIBEZA magazine.

Posted: Monday, November 8, 2010

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Thanks Day 2010

Beginning on Monday, November 8 and running through Wednesday, November 10, the College of Fine Arts will be celebrating Thanks Day, a new university-wide initiative.

Posted: Friday, November 5, 2010

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Music and Learning: Hey Baby, They're Playing Your Song

The University of Texas at Austin

Music Professor Researches How Infants Discriminate and Categorize Melodies, Timbres

Posted: Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Ry Rocklen: ZZZ's

VAC artist-in-residence Ry Rocklen included in Artforum

The Visual Arts Center’s first artist-in-residence was LA-based Ry Rocklen. His installation ZZZ’s is on view until December 18, 2010

Posted: Tuesday, October 26, 2010