News

Theatre Educators and Scholars Shine at National Conference

Department of Theatre and Dance faculty, alumni and students are honored by American Alliance for Theatre and Education.

Friday, August 7, 2015

Professor Francie Ostrower Aims to Expand Art Audiences

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Theatre and Dance faculty member Francie Ostrower recently received a $3.5 million-dollar grant from The Wallace Foundation to study how performing arts organizations can develop approaches to attract new audiences. 

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Professor Rebecca Rossen Honored with Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award

Award recognizes outstanding classroom performance and innovation in undergraduate instruction.

Monday, July 13, 2015

Professor Lucien Douglas' Tips for Nailing an Audition

Backstage

Acting professor Dr. Lucien Douglas discusses the business of acting, his distinguished career and his advice for actors with periodical, Backstage

Thursday, July 9, 2015

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

2015 Commencement Address from Alumnus Hy Hetherington

2015 Commencement Address at The University of Texas at Austin College of Fine Arts: Hy Hetherington (B.F.A. 1996) 

Tuesday, June 9, 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

Katie Dawson Honored with College of Fine Arts Distinguished Teaching Award

The prestigious accolade recognizes Dawson’s contributions as an educator and scholar.

Friday, May 22, 2015

In Memoriam: Stephen Gerald

Respected faculty member passes away following an extended illness.

Thursday, May 21, 2015