The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance announces the publication of professor emeritus, Oscar G. Brockett's, new book, “Making the Scene: A History of Stage Design and Technology in Europe and the United States.”
Friday, January 1, 2010
Beulah Hodge lived her 90 years with a grace and completeness that has been a gift to all who knew her. She was born on August 29, 1919, in Galesville, Wisconsin, the daughter of Guilford M. Wiley and Beulah Bernice Arnold; she died on November 28, 2009.
Thursday, December 10, 2009
"Exciting new work, a celebration of our glorious musical theatre history, and (once again) an opportunity for our students to shine a bright light of creativity at the University of Texas.
Wednesday, December 2, 2009
AUSTIN, Texas – Marcia Gay Harden (B.A. '80), the first University of Texas at Austin graduate from the Department of Theatre and Dance to receive an Oscar, will be the speaker for the 127th Spring Commencement at The University of Texas at Austin on May 22, 2010.
Thursday, November 19, 2009
Over 40 University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance students joined choreographer, Trey McIntyre for a master class held yesterday in Anna Hiss Gym. Led by McIntyre himself, students had the opportunity to dance alongside the Trey McIntyre Project company as they participated in the morning class.
Wednesday, November 11, 2009
Michelle Habeck, Assistant Professor of Lighting Design at the Department of Theatre and Dance, has received the 2009 University Co-op Fine Arts Award.
Thursday, October 29, 2009
After a brief illness June Moll died peacefully on Friday, October 23, 2009, at Christopher House in Austin. For several years she lived at the Summit at Northwest Hills, and then, at the Summit at Westlake Hills Healthcare Center.
Monday, October 26, 2009
In performance one never knows where they may find inspiration. For B.F.A. in Dance candidates, Lisa Kobdish and Mariclaire Gamble, it all started with YouTube. "We were attracted to a video where middle aged men slapped high fives and then looked towards the camera,” Kobdish said. From that video, the students collaborated to create High Five Jive, an original dance work exploring the motifs of gesturing the high five.
Thursday, October 22, 2009
Two crowds gathered in the Department of Theatre and Dance's Lab Theatre last night to join over one hundred theaters around the world for an interactive premiere of Tectonic Theater Project's, The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later, an Epilogue.
Tuesday, October 13, 2009
Fajer Al-Kaisi M.F.A. ('07) is performing in the world premiere of Aftermath at New York Theatre Workshop. Erik Jensen and Jessica Blank are the award-winning writers of, The Exonerated, which ran for eighteen months Off-Broadway.
Monday, October 5, 2009