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Department of Theatre and Dance Program Receives $100,000 Grant

Drama for Schools honored with a 2011-12 award from the Longhorn Innovation Fund for Technology

Friday, August 19, 2011

Alumna Awarded Prestigious Award: Rebecca Hewett, 2011 ACLS Public Fellow

The highly competitive Public Fellows program draws applications from across the country. Hewett is one of only eight honored with this distinguished award.

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Alumnus helps bring acclaimed theatre festival to Los Angeles: Mark Russel (BFA Theatrical Design), Producer of Under the Radar

The New York Times

How do you take an acclaimed theater festival in one city and turn it into a national franchise, an endeavor that could easily set off turf warfare among artists? Mark Russell thinks he has an answer.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

The Drama Book Shop Awarded Tony for Excellence in Theatre

Publishers Weekly

The store has long fostered a strong sense of community and is proud of its history in New York City. Read all about it!

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Drama and Theatre for Youth and Communities Professor Honored: Dr. Coleman A. Jennings Awarded Orlin Corey Medallion

The Children's Theatre Foundation of America is recognizing Jennings' work by awarding him the Orlin Corey Medallion, a prestigious award that honors individuals and institutions for their significant achievements in theatre that have contributed to the cultural enrichment of children and youth.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

MFA Playwriting Student Work to Premiere in NYC: Andrew Hinderaker's "Suicide, Incorporated" selected for Roundabout Underground

Suicide, Incorporated — a "provocative and darkly funny new play [that] takes us to an unorthodox writing service that specializes in crafting the perfect suicide note."

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

2010-2011 Austin Critic's Table Awards Nominees Announced: UT Theatre and Dance Community Among Top Picks

For the 19th year, an informal affiliation of local arts critics has recognized the year's most exceptional achievements in dance, classical music, the visual arts, and theatre. Department of Theatre and Dance productions, students, faculty, alumni and friends are well represented on this year's list of nominations.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

In Memoriam: Dr. Paul Reinhardt (1929-2011)

Dr. Paul Reinhardt passed away on April 29, 2011, in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

From Fine Arts to Finance: Alumna Jolynn Hoffman Free

The University of Texas at Austin: Know

Alumna Jolynn Hoffman Free’s career has led her from the university’s drama department, to a job as supervisor of cultural arts at the City of Austin, to director of development at Laguna Gloria Art Museum and finally into financial services. Find out how here. 

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Theatre and Dance Hosts The Living Newspaper Project Showcase

Using the arts to engage students around issues of human rights, The Living Newspaper Project seeks to bridge the gap between the university and the greater Austin community.

Saturday, May 7, 2011