In Memoriam

His office always open, offering a willing ear and graceful guidance, Professor Gerald touched the lives of countless students and colleagues.


Offering our most striking season yet with works including a Shakespearean comedy, a decadent musical, powerful choreography and the story of a young girl's perseverance under the shadow of war. 

Tommy Tune: Lifetime Achievement Tony

Alumnus Tommy Tune (B.F.A. Drama, 1961) has been awarded a Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in Theatre. The Tony Awards will be broadcast June 7 on CBS. 


Stay up-to-date with the latest news from the department, featuring distinguished students, faculty and alumni as well as productions and announcements. 


A story known across the world, The Diary of Anne Frank is the haunting, yet inspiring account of a young Jewish girl and her family's lives during World War II. On stage October 8-18, 2015. Subscription Series tickets on sale August 5. 


The University of Texas at Austin 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.

Performance as Public Practice Faculty Honored for Teaching Excellence

Dr. Charlotte Canning and Dr. Andrew Carlson are recipients of the 2015 Department of Theatre and Dance Teaching Excellence Awards.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

An Interview With Alumnus and Broadway Star, Tommy Tune

Tommy Tune (B.F.A. 1961) sits down to discuss his illustrious career and receiving a Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement on stage.  

Thursday, June 4, 2015

2015 Austin Critic's Table Awards Nominees Announced

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Photo Credit: Lawrence Peart

Local arts critics have recognized the year's best in theatre, dance, music and visual arts including several nominations for Theatre and Dance students and alumni. 

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

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Upcoming Events

The Diary of Anne Frank

October 8, 2015 - 8:00pm

Fall For Dance

November 12, 2015 - 7:30pm

The Wild Party

November 20, 2015 - 7:30pm

Twelfth Night

February 26, 2016 - 7:30pm

Bodies & Souls

April 8, 2016 - 7:30pm