New Season Kicks Off with Classic: Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard" Takes the Stage September 16-25

Directed by department chair Brant Pope, The Cherry Orchard continues to resonate with audiences 100 years after it was first produced.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

A Day to Remember: "september play" Marks the Tenth Anniversary of September 11, 2011

The University of Texas at Austin: Know

With the government's attempt to frame a communal response to the anniversary of that tragic occasion — a seismic moment that, politically and emotionally, marked the turn of the 21st century — forms the crux of “september play,” a temporal, theater production being staged on Sept. 11 in the Anna Hiss Gymnasium.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Faculty Member Recognized by The University of Texas Board of Regents

Professor Charlotte Canning receives Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award Recipient

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Department of Theatre and Dance Program Receives $100,000 Grant

Drama for Schools honored with a 2011-12 award from the Longhorn Innovation Fund for Technology

Friday, August 19, 2011

Alumna Awarded Prestigious Award: Rebecca Hewett, 2011 ACLS Public Fellow

The highly competitive Public Fellows program draws applications from across the country. Hewett is one of only eight honored with this distinguished award.

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Alumnus helps bring acclaimed theatre festival to Los Angeles: Mark Russel (BFA Theatrical Design), Producer of Under the Radar

The New York Times

How do you take an acclaimed theater festival in one city and turn it into a national franchise, an endeavor that could easily set off turf warfare among artists? Mark Russell thinks he has an answer.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

The Drama Book Shop Awarded Tony for Excellence in Theatre

Publishers Weekly

The store has long fostered a strong sense of community and is proud of its history in New York City. Read all about it!

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Drama and Theatre for Youth and Communities Professor Honored: Dr. Coleman A. Jennings Awarded Orlin Corey Medallion

The Children's Theatre Foundation of America is recognizing Jennings' work by awarding him the Orlin Corey Medallion, a prestigious award that honors individuals and institutions for their significant achievements in theatre that have contributed to the cultural enrichment of children and youth.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

MFA Playwriting Student Work to Premiere in NYC: Andrew Hinderaker's "Suicide, Incorporated" selected for Roundabout Underground

Suicide, Incorporated — a "provocative and darkly funny new play [that] takes us to an unorthodox writing service that specializes in crafting the perfect suicide note."

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

2010-2011 Austin Critic's Table Awards Nominees Announced: UT Theatre and Dance Community Among Top Picks

For the 19th 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.

Thursday, May 26, 2011