Timothy J. Verret (BFA ’97) received a 2011 Falstaff Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as “Iago” in Othello, produced by the Austin-based company No’Az Productions. The Falstaff Awards recognize extraordinary achievement and honor the artists and theatre companies presenting the works of Shakespeare.
Monday, July 9, 2012
Faculty members Katie Dawson and David Justin have been named the recipients of the 2012 Department of Theatre and Dance Teaching Awards.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance announces an inaugural five-performance Subscription Series with a spectacular 2012-2013 Season! The 2012-2013 season brings to the stage dramatic storytelling by Pulitzer Prize acclaimed playwrights, two world premieres, a bold adaptation of a cherished classic, and enthralling dance by nationally renowned choreographers.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Yvonne Boudreaux (MFA ‘07) recently served as a mentor for the 2011 SXSW conference and festival.
Monday, June 18, 2012
Patrons are invited to attend a performance rehearsal of UT’s award-winning student troupe, Dance Repertory Theatre. Led by Department of Theatre and Dance faculty members Lyn Wiltshire and Charles O. Anderson, Dance Repertory Theatre will present six dances created for the upcoming Young Tanzsommer International Festival in Austria. Dance Repertory Theatre has presented at this prestigious event since 2004.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
The University of Texas at Austin, in collaboration with Texas State University-San Marcos, is offering the inaugural Texas Musical Theatre Workshop, a pre-collegiate summer intensive for high school students exploring a potential career in musical theater June 10 - 30. This unique program brings New York’s Broadway talent to Texas, providing students the best in musical theater training by industry professionals.
Thursday, June 7, 2012
For the 20th 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. Department of Theatre and Dance productions, students, faculty, alumni and friends are well represented on this year’s list of nominations. Winners will be announced of the Critics’ Table Awards will be announced on June 4.
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Audiences have the opportunity to be enchanted once again by Oblivion’s Ink, the contemporary ballet by Department of Theatre and Dance Associate Professor David Justin.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Open the latest scholarly theatre or dance publication, and you are apt to see articles by Department of Theatre and Dance faculty, alumni and students. The recent March issues of Theatre Topics and Theatre Journal are no exception.
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Shirlee Dodge founded the dance program at The University of Texas at Austin in 1943 and built a legacy formed from two continents, the womb of modern expressionist dance and a lifetime devoted to true creativity.
Monday, May 7, 2012