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The Making of a Musical

"Rosie" Blog

Read the blog that documents the development of the new musical "Rosie."

Monday, April 11, 2011

The Making of The University Coop Presents The Cohen New Works Festival

The University of Texas: Know

The students are the structure that supports the festival. This article demonstrates the trials involved in their efforts and the payoff that ensues. 

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Theatre and Dance Showcased at Explore UT

The Department of Theatre and Dance is proud to participate in The University of Texas at Austin's annual open house extravaganza, Explore UT, on March 5.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Eli Wallach receives the 2010 Honorary Oscar from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences: Theatre and Dance alumnus illustrious career spans 70 years

The Academy

Brooklyn-born and Method-trained at the Neighborhood Playhouse, Wallach left New York to attend the University of Texas at Austin. There he picked up a skill that would serve him well in the years to come – he learned to ride a horse.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Professor of Playwriting Award-Winning Play at ZACH Theatre: Steven Dietz's "Fiction" take the stage February 10th

The talents of the University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance faculty and alumni are once again being showcased at Austin's ZACH Theatre.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Writer and storyteller of NPR fame visits campus: Kevin Kling leads workshop and shares a performance

The University of Texas: Know

Humorist, playwright and storyteller Kevin Kling, best known for his popular commentaries on National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered,” visited campus recently to teach a graduate-level class and perform for a group of students and faculty.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Department of Theatre and Dance Announces Retirement of Professor Robert Schmidt: Schmidt awarded emeritus status as the Frank Erwin Jr. Centennial Professor in Drama

The University of Texas

Schmidt has been an administrator and faculty member at the university since 1982. Recently, he and his wife Penny created the Robert N. Schmidt Performance Design Endowment. 

 

Friday, January 28, 2011

Department of Theatre and Dance Announces Retirement of Professor Robert Schmidt

AUSTIN, Texas — Professor and former Department Chair Robert Schmidt of the Department of Theatre and Dance at The University of Texas at Austin will retire on Jan. 31.

With unanimous support of the executive vice president and provost and the faculty of the Department of Theatre and Dance, Schmidt has been granted emeritus status as the Frank Erwin Jr. Centennial Professor in Drama, effective Feb. 1.

Thursday, January 27, 2011