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Graduate Student Wins Yale Drama Series Prize for Emerging Playwrights

Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig Awarded for “Lidless”

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Students Trained by Barney Hammond Unite in Regional Professional Theatre Production

Blake DeLong will play “Oswald” in Triad Stage's upcoming production of Ibsen's Ghosts. DeLong is a 2007 graduate of the MFA Acting Program and trained in the Voice Studies program under Hammond at UT.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Festival brings new art and established talent to Austin The University Co–op Presents the Cohen New Works Festival, March 30 – April 4

Between March 30 and April 4, 2009, the festival will showcase 31 new works of theatre, dance, art, music, photography and architecture created by teams of students and faculty at The University of Texas at Austin. These artistic innovations will be presented for the first time during the festival, which draws established guest artists from across the country as respondents who connect the art of Austin and the world.

Monday, March 9, 2009

MFA in Acting Candidates Star in Austin Shakespeare Production

Andrews, Barnes, Branco, Scheibmeir and Tubbs in "An Ideal Husband"

Friday, February 13, 2009

Actor, Producer and Academy Award–winning Director Visits Theatre and Dance

Actor, Producer and Academy Award–winning Director, Kevin Costner delighted an audience of students, faculty and staff Wednesday afternoon in the Oscar G. Brockett Theatre.

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Playwriting Professor Debuts New Work at ZACH

“Shooting Star,” Written and Directed by Steven Dietz

Monday, February 2, 2009

UT Theatre and Dance Community Shines in Austin Chronicle's “Top 10 of 2008”

In an annual list of theatrical favorites named by the Austin Chronicle's Robert Faires, UT Theatre and Dance productions, students, faculty, alumni and friends are among the top picks of 2008.

Friday, January 30, 2009

In Memoriam: Pat Hingle (B.F.A. in Drama, 1949), Jim Pringle, UT Staff (1961–1986)

UT alumnus and veteran actor, Martin Patterson "Pat" Hingle, passed away on January 4, 2009 at his home in Carolina Beach, North Carolina. Hingle earned a B.F.A. in Drama from the University of Texas in 1949 and enjoyed a successful career in film, television and stage spanning over 50 years.

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

UT Theatre and Dance announces 2009–2010 Production Season

Austin, TX – Flush with exciting new works, American classics, annual favorites, and more – The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance proudly announces the 2009–2010 production season.

Friday, December 12, 2008

New Endowment Established Honoring Professor Emeritus

Dr. David Nancarrow Scholarship in Theatre and Dance