A new work created by the acclaimed Moving Company, Refugia is a series of five short stories of border crossings, interwoven by music and movement in an exploration of characters in passage in a powerfully evocative and uplifting story of transformation. February 12-15, 2015 Tickets now on sale! 

Standing Ovation

In 2014, a three year collaborative effort between Austin Opera and the Department of Theatre and Dance came to fruition in the form of main stage production, Verdi's A Masked Ball. Learn more.


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.


See what's been going on in the Department of Theatre and Dance in this season's newsletter "Encore," featuring our esteemed faculty, alumni news and more. 

Coming to the Stage: MOVE!

Award-winning ensemble, Dance Repertory Theatre, returns to the stage with MOVE!, showcasing 'downtown' dance choreographers Kate Watson-Wallace and Sidra Bell. On stage March 6-14, 2015 - Tickets on sale now! 

Pursue Your Passion

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

2015 Texas Medal of Arts Honorees Announced

Texas Cultural Trust

Alumnus and Tony Award winning playwright Robert Schenkkan is among those who will receive the distinguished honor from the Texas Cultural Trust on February 25.

Friday, January 16, 2015

M.F.A. Playwriting Candidate Inspired by Science Fiction in New Work for UTNT

The Daily Texan

Eva Suter's original new work "Hold Me Well" was showcased at UTNT (UT New Theatre) this past week. Her striking piece was inspired by the transformative magic of theatre and works of science and science fiction. 

Monday, December 8, 2014

Austin Opera and UT Theatre and Dance bring Verdi's "A Masked Ball" to the Stage

The opera opens November 8 at the Long Center for the Performing Arts.

Thursday, November 6, 2014


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