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Doctoral Candidate Named Powers Fellow: Eleanor Owicki, Student in Performance as Public Practice

The University of Texas at Austin: Know

She is drawing from a number of disciplines and scholarship in her work and that “provide other angles to those larger debates about the peace process in Northern Ireland and what’s at stake." Read more about Eleanor and her dissertation here. 

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Alumnus Takes Center Stage at The Camille Playhouse: Eric Vera Named Executive Artistic Director

Alumnus Eric Vera's career is on a fast upward trajectory.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

UT alumna, former Rockette prospers after opening Austin fitness studio: Jennifer McCamish (BFA 1996)

The Daily Texan

With a rather uninspiring job market giving many students second thoughts about which career path they should follow, Jennifer McCamish offers a sort of bright light at the end of the tunnel for students with big dreams.
 

Monday, September 26, 2011

Alumni Lead as Educational Directors: Jenn Hartmann Luck and Nat Miller join leading arts institutions

Culturemap Austin

Two Austin friends are celebrating their brand new positions as the respective Education Directors at The Paramount Theatre and ZACH Theatre, two of the city’s most influential cultural arts institutions.

Sunday, September 25, 2011

New Season Kicks Off with Classic: Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard" Takes the Stage September 16-25

Directed by department chair Brant Pope, The Cherry Orchard continues to resonate with audiences 100 years after it was first produced.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

A Day to Remember: "september play" Marks the Tenth Anniversary of September 11, 2011

The University of Texas at Austin: Know

With the government's attempt to frame a communal response to the anniversary of that tragic occasion — a seismic moment that, politically and emotionally, marked the turn of the 21st century — forms the crux of “september play,” a temporal, theater production being staged on Sept. 11 in the Anna Hiss Gymnasium.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Faculty Member Recognized by The University of Texas Board of Regents

Professor Charlotte Canning receives Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award Recipient

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

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