In Memoriam: Dr. Francis Hodge, Professor Emeritus

Austin, Tx–– Dr. Francis R. Hodge passed away on April 6, 2008 in Austin, Texas, at the age of 92. Hodge was a Professor Emeritus in The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance and served as professor of directing from 1949–79. He was presented the College of Fine Arts E. William Doty Award at the College's spring commencement in May 2006.

Thursday, April 9, 2009

The Cohen New Works Festival Feature Story (2009)

For the fifth time in 10 years, the University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance is proud to present The Cohen New Works Festival presented by the University Co-op, named in honor of David Mark Cohen.

Monday, March 30, 2009

Graduate Student Wins Yale Drama Series Prize for Emerging Playwrights

Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig Awarded for “Lidless”

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Students Trained by Barney Hammond Unite in Regional Professional Theatre Production

Blake DeLong will play “Oswald” in Triad Stage's upcoming production of Ibsen's Ghosts. DeLong is a 2007 graduate of the MFA Acting Program and trained in the Voice Studies program under Hammond at UT.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Festival brings new art and established talent to Austin The University Co–op Presents the Cohen New Works Festival, March 30 – April 4

Between March 30 and April 4, 2009, the festival will showcase 31 new works of theatre, dance, art, music, photography and architecture created by teams of students and faculty at The University of Texas at Austin. These artistic innovations will be presented for the first time during the festival, which draws established guest artists from across the country as respondents who connect the art of Austin and the world.

Monday, March 9, 2009

MFA in Acting Candidates Star in Austin Shakespeare Production

Andrews, Barnes, Branco, Scheibmeir and Tubbs in "An Ideal Husband"

Friday, February 13, 2009

Actor, Producer and Academy Award–winning Director Visits Theatre and Dance

Actor, Producer and Academy Award–winning Director, Kevin Costner delighted an audience of students, faculty and staff Wednesday afternoon in the Oscar G. Brockett Theatre.

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Playwriting Professor Debuts New Work at ZACH

“Shooting Star,” Written and Directed by Steven Dietz

Monday, February 2, 2009

UT Theatre and Dance Community Shines in Austin Chronicle's “Top 10 of 2008”

In an annual list of theatrical favorites named by the Austin Chronicle's Robert Faires, UT Theatre and Dance productions, students, faculty, alumni and friends are among the top picks of 2008.

Friday, January 30, 2009