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2009 Austin Critics Table Awards Nominees Announced

For the 17th 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. Theatre and Dance mainstage productions, students, faculty, alumni and friends are well represented on this year's list with nearly 50 nominations.

Friday, May 15, 2009

Drama Desk Award–Winning Actress Visits Theatre and Dance

In Austin to perform her new play Let Me Down Easy at ZACH Theatre, acclaimed actress, playwright and professor, Anna Deavere Smith visited the Department of Theatre and Dance on May 1st to share her insight and experiences with an audience of students and faculty.

Friday, May 8, 2009

Introducing the UT Austin Department of Theatre & Dance 2009-2010 Production Season

Austin, TX – Amidst the closure of an exciting season, The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance is proud to introduce the 2009 – 2010, production season. The upcoming season boasts groundbreaking new works, American classics, annual favorites, and the newly added The University Co-op Presents the Cohen New Works Festival ENCORE! performance of “The Psyche Project.”

Friday, May 8, 2009

Theatre and Dance Senior Honored with George H. Mitchell Award

Wednesday, the 29th of April was a day to remember for a select group of UT students, parents and faculty. The winners of the Tenth Annual University Co–op George H. Mitchell Awards for Academic Excellence were announced at the Four Seasons Hotel.

Friday, May 1, 2009

Professor Emeritus Recognized for Lifetime Contribution in Performing Arts

Professor Emeritus Dr. Oscar G. Brockett has received the USITT Award from the US Institute for Theatre Technology. The USITT Award is the highest honor given by the institute and recognizes a lifetime contribution to the performing arts community.

Friday, April 17, 2009

The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance, Performance as Public Practice, and Center for Women's and Gender Studies

Warriors and Queens: Radical Stagings of Gender and Sexuality in Dance

Friday, April 10, 2009

In Memoriam: Dr. Francis Hodge, Professor Emeritus

Austin, Tx–– Dr. Francis R. Hodge passed away on April 6, 2008 in Austin, Texas, at the age of 92. Hodge was a Professor Emeritus in The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance and served as professor of directing from 1949–79. He was presented the College of Fine Arts E. William Doty Award at the College's spring commencement in May 2006.

Thursday, April 9, 2009

The Cohen New Works Festival Feature Story (2009)

For the fifth time in 10 years, the University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance is proud to present The Cohen New Works Festival presented by the University Co-op, named in honor of David Mark Cohen.

Monday, March 30, 2009