News

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

In Memoriam: Pat Hingle (B.F.A. in Drama, 1949), Jim Pringle, UT Staff (1961–1986)

UT alumnus and veteran actor, Martin Patterson "Pat" Hingle, passed away on January 4, 2009 at his home in Carolina Beach, North Carolina. Hingle earned a B.F.A. in Drama from the University of Texas in 1949 and enjoyed a successful career in film, television and stage spanning over 50 years.

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

UT Theatre and Dance announces 2009–2010 Production Season

Austin, TX – Flush with exciting new works, American classics, annual favorites, and more – The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance proudly announces the 2009–2010 production season.

Friday, December 12, 2008

New Endowment Established Honoring Professor Emeritus

Dr. David Nancarrow Scholarship in Theatre and Dance

In Memoriam: Ruth Denney

Ruth Denney, Professor Emeritus of the Department of Theatre and Dance, died on Monday, March 26, 2007 in Austin at the age of 92. Professor Denney taught in the Department's Theatre Studies/Teacher Training programs from 1976-1988. She is remembered as a powerful force for high standards in theatre education and in the Department. Professor Coleman A. Jennings remembers her fondly: "She was a grand lady. She was a creative, imaginative director, excellent teacher, and one who inspired all." 

In Memoriam: Dr. Frederick J. Hunter, Professor Emeritus

Austin, Tx— Dr. Frederick J. Hunter passed away on July 29, 2008, at the age of 92. Hunter was a Professor Emeritus at The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance and served as Professor of Theatre History from 1957–87.