Texas Theatre and Dance Winners of 2016 Austin Critics' Table Awards

Texas Theatre and Dance alumni, students and faculty were amongst the winners of the 2016 Austin Critics' Table Awards 

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Presenting the 2016/2017 Season

Bringing a series of exhilarating works to the stage, our 2016/2017 Season includes a tale of life after Neverland, a Civil War-era musical, striking choreography and the poignant story of a young girl on the brink of new beginnings.

Monday, May 16, 2016

Robert Schenkkan's ALL THE WAY Makes its HBO Debut

Alumnus Robert Schenkkan's (B.A. 1975) Tony Award-winning play, All The Way, brings the story of President Lyndon B. Johnson to HBO starring Bryan Cranston, directed by Jay Roach. Premieres May 21, 2016.  

Sunday, May 15, 2016

J. Quinton Johnson Joins the Cast of ABC's "Dirty Dancing"


J. Quinton Johnson (attended) will play "Marco" in ABC's three-hour remake of Dirty Dancing alongside Beau "Casper" Smart.  

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Dr. Katelyn Wood New Assistant Professor of Theatre and Performance at University of Virginia

Dr. Katelyn Wood (Ph.D. 2014) will begin a tenure-track position as an assistant professor of Theatre and Performance Studies in the Department of Drama at the University of Virginia. She’ll be teaching courses in performance history, feminism and critical race studies and dramaturgy. 

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Dr. Nicole Martin to Join Faculty at University of Kentucky

Dr. Nicole Martin (Ph.D. 2015) will be a Faculty/Instructional Consultant with the Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT) at the University of Kentucky in Lexington.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Recent Ph.D. Dotun Ayobade to be Lecturer at UT Department of African and African Diaspora Studies

Dr. Dotun Ayobade has accepted a one-year Lecturer appointment in the African and African Diaspora Studies Department (AADS) at The University of Texas at Austin where he will be teaching courses in Yoruba history, language and culture, as well as West African Popular Culture with an emphasis on the iconic Afrobeat women.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

2016 Austin Critic's Table Award Nominees Announced

An informal affiliation of local arts critics have recognized the year’s most exceptional achievements in dance, classical music, visual arts and theatre.

Monday, May 9, 2016

On the Performance Front: Internationalism and U.S. Theatre

Not Even Past

Dr. Charlotte Canning's book, On the Performance Front: Internationalism and US Theatrediscusses internationalism in theatre and its ability to connect cultures.

Monday, May 9, 2016

Megan Alrutz Receives the 2016 Harold Oak Award for Child

American Theatre

Faculty member Dr. Megan Alrutz received the Theatre for Young Audiences/USA 2016 Harold Oak Award for her exemplary contributions to children's theatre

Monday, May 9, 2016