On Stage: In the Heights

With an invigorating score of Latin pop and hip hop, combined with dynamic dance, this Tony Award-winning musical is a joy-filled story about finding your place in the world. Performances April 9-19 - Tickets on sale now!

World-Class Acting Program

Theatre and Dance is looking for the best and brightest for its new Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting, a innovative program designed for the 21st century. Learn more today!


Texas Theatre and Dance presents PORTFOLIO 2014, an exciting exhibition celebrating the work of emerging artists in costume design, lighting design, scenery, media, and technology. Come see how imagination manifests itself on stage and film, April 27-May 3.

Pursue Your Passion at UT

Here at UT, you can collaborate with a community of diverse artists and scholars. Find out if we are the right fit for you!


UT offers Texas-sized resources for a tight-knit community of artists. And, we do all this at a third or half the cost of tuition as our peer institutions. Learn about scholarships and financial aid today.

Leaders in the Field

Learn about the Drama for Schools, a collaborative professional development program model in drama-based education. This innovative program is making an impact in schools and communities across the country.

Reflecting on 75 Years of Theatre and Dance

As we celebrate the department's 75 years, we take a look back at our history and anticipate the future.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

High School Musical Theatre Awards Set for the Long Center, April 17


More than 400 students from 19 Austin area high schools will perform at the inaugural Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre Awards, presented by the Long Center, Zach Theatre and UT Theatre and Dance.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

"In the Heights" cast members talk with The Daily Texan

The Daily Texan

Meet Max Torrez and Melinette Pallares, starring in the Tony Award winning musical April 9-19

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Support Us

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As the department celebrates our 75th anniversary in 2013-2014, the success of our 75 for 75 Challenge will transform our scholarship and recruitment program.

Learn more about how you can support a student by donating just $75/month!

Upcoming Events

In the Heights

April 18, 2014 - 8:00pm

In the Heights

April 19, 2014 - 2:00pm

In the Heights

April 19, 2014 - 8:00pm