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UT Theatre and Dance Community Recognized in The Austin Chronicle's "Top 10 of 2011"

Congratulations to the Department of Theatre and Dance productions, students, faculty, alumni and friends named as top picks of 2011 in The Austin Chronicle’s annual list of standout performances.

Selections from “Top 10 Theatrical Wonders of 2011”

8) Lauren Lane – Featured performer, The Cherry Orchard, Department of Theatre and Dance Fall 2011 production

Honorable Mentions

And Then Came Tango

Produced in conjunction with The University Co-op Presents the Cohen New Works Festival, And Then Came Tango is a play for young audiences, celebrating the modern family. The creative team, cast and crew of the 2011 production included:
Director: Emily Freeman; M.F.A. in Drama and Theatre for Youth and Communities candidate

Dramaturg: Elizabeth Schildkret; M.F.A. in Drama and Theatre for Youth and Communities candidate
Costume Design and Construction: Susan MacCorkle; M.F.A. in Theatrical Design candidate
Music Composition: Paul Marbach; B.A. in Music ‘11
Stage Manager: Amanda Koleckar; B.A. in Theatre and Dance candidate
And, featuring performers:
Ariel Livingston; B.A. in Theatre and Dance candidate
Kelsey Rondeau, B.F.A. in Dance candidate
Diana Gonzales; B.A. in Theatre and Dance ‘11
Uyen-Anh Dang; B.A. in Theatre and Dance candidate
Michael Massey; B.A. in Theatre and Dance candidate
Katie Folger; B.A. in Theatre and Dance candidate
Mikey Mintz; B.A. in Theatre and Dance candidate
Courtney Moreno; B.A. in Theatre and Dance candidate
Liz Wasem; B.A. in Theatre and Dance candidate

And Then Came Tango will tour Austin-area schools and return to the Department of Theatre and Dance stage in the fall of 2012.

Heddatron (Salvage Vanguard Theater)

Director: Dustin Wills; B.A. in Theatre and Dance ‘06
Scenic Design: Lisa Laratta; M.F.A. in Theatrical Design ‘08
Technical Director: Mason Baker; B.A. in Theatre and Dance candidate
Technical Director: Dorian Robison; M.F.A. in Theatrical Design candidate

Selections from “Top 10 Theatrical Delights of the Latter Half of 2011”

7) Daria Davis, M.F.A. in Directing candidate and Director of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Department of Theatre and Dance Fall 2011 production

Selections from “Top 10 Notable Theatrics of 2011”

2) The Book of Grace (ZACH Theatre)
Featuring performer:
Shaun Patrick Tubbs; M.F.A. in Acting ’10

7) Hillcountry Underbelly (The Vortex)
Director: Dustin Wills; B.A. in Theatre and Dance ‘06
Director: Keri Boyd; Director: Dustin Wills; B.A. in Theatre and Dance ‘06
Scenic Design: Lisa Laratta; M.F.A. in Theatrical Design ‘08
Costume Design: Dustin Wills; B.A. in Theatre and Dance ‘06
Featuring performers:
Emily Tindall; B.A. in Theatre and Dance ‘07
Jenn Hartmann Luck; M.F.A. in Drama and Theatre for Youth and Communities ‘11

Look for more top picks featuring members of the UT Theatre and Dance community in more Top 10s of 2011.

“Top 10 Arts Events of 2011 in No Particular Order”

“Top 10 Theatrical Wonders of 2011”

“Top 10 Notable Theatrics of 2011”

“Top 10 Theatrical Delights of the Latter Half of 2011”

“Top 10 (+ 1) Dances With Big Heart in 2011”

“Top 10 Classical Music Treasures of 2011”
 

Monday, January 9, 2012

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