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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

Dance Repertory Theatre goes 'downtown' in "Fall For Dance," Nov. 14-16

Highlights include choreography by Christian Von Howard, Charles O. Anderson, Ellen Bartel and Andrea Beckham.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Play, Ball: A Theatrical Look At The 'Beauty And Brutality' Of Football

National Public Radio

Alumni Andrew Hinderaker (M.F.A. '13) and Will Davis (M.F.A. '13) discuss "Colossal;" Hinderaker's smash play created while at UT Austin

Monday, October 20, 2014

Robert Schenkkan's "The Great Society" on stage at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival

The Austin Chronicle

Alumnus Robert Schenkkan's play "The Great Society" is the sequel to his 2014 Tony Award-winning play "All the Way."

Friday, October 17, 2014

Theatre and Dance Faculty Among Hamilton Award Winners

The University of Texas at Austin

Kirk Lynn and Allison Lowery are recognized for their scholarly and creative works by the University Co-op..

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Paying it Forward: Alumnus Hy Hetherington

Alumnus Hy Hetherington (B.F.A. 1996) was a proud recipient of an endowed presidential scholarship while training in the Department of Theatre and Dance. Recently, Hetherington and his wife Amy made a gift to establish the Hy and Amy Hetherington Endowed Presidential Scholarship.

Sunday, October 5, 2014

B. Iden Payne Award Nominations Announced

Nominees include the Department of Theatre and Dance, its students, faculty, alumni, and friends.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

"Esperanza Rising" brings a story of hope to the stage

The Department of Theatre and Dance presents the beloved children’s story Esperanza Rising, October 3-12 at the B. Iden Payne Theatre.

Monday, September 22, 2014

Wrestling with Truth & Beauty

Arts + Culture Texas

Rude Mechs’ The Method Gun comes to the Oscar G. Brockett Theatre, September 10-14

Thursday, September 4, 2014