News

2016 Austin Critic's Table Award Nominees Announced

An informal affiliation of local arts critics have recognized the year’s most exceptional achievements in dance, classical music, visual arts and theatre.

Monday, May 9, 2016

On the Performance Front: Internationalism and U.S. Theatre

Not Even Past

Dr. Charlotte Canning's book, On the Performance Front: Internationalism and US Theatrediscusses internationalism in theatre and its ability to connect cultures.

Monday, May 9, 2016

Megan Alrutz Receives the 2016 Harold Oak Award for Child

American Theatre

Faculty member Dr. Megan Alrutz received the Theatre for Young Audiences/USA 2016 Harold Oak Award for her exemplary contributions to children's theatre

Monday, May 9, 2016

George Brant's GROUNDED Heads to the Big Screen

Broadway World

George Brant's (M.F.A. 2008) play Grounded will be made into a film featuring Academy Award winner Anne Hathaway after an extended run at The Public Theater.

Friday, May 6, 2016

A Discussion with Designer Lisa Laratta

Broadway World

Broadway World discusses technical aspects of theatre with alumna Lisa Laratta (M.F.A. 2008), founder of theatre company paper chairs. 

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

USITT Member Spotlight: William Bloodgood

USITT Sightlines

United States Institute for Theatre Technology's spotlight is on faculty member William Bloodgood, scenic designer, former resident scenic designer at Oregon Shakespeare Festival and a freelance designer.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

From Loss to Laughter: Syrian Refugees Write Plays

American Theatre

Department of Theatre and Dance Ph.D. candidate Bart Pitchford discusses how creating theatre in Jordan brings a sense of community and closure to refugees from Syria.

Monday, May 2, 2016

Steven Dietz Receives Steinberg Award Recognition

American Theatre

Professor Steven Dietz received a citation of the 2015 Harold and Mimi Steinberg/American Theatre Critics Association New Play Award for his play Bloomsday.

Monday, May 2, 2016

Dr. Megan Alrutz Named Recipient of Ward Endowed Excellence Award

A reflection of the power and impact of Dr. Alrutz's work, the award underscores the belief that education involves positive change for society.

Monday, April 25, 2016

Kinetic Storyteller: A Conversation with Charles O. Anderson

Arts + Culture

Professor Charles O. Anderson sits down with Arts + Culture Editor Nancy Wozny to share his personal story in dance, life and art.

Monday, April 25, 2016