M.F.A. Student Garners National Award

Third year M.F.A. in costume design candidate, Ariana Schwartz, has been awarded the prestigious Zelma H. Weisfeld Costume Design and Technology Award. Presented by the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT), The Zelma H. Weisfeld Costume Design & Technology Award is given to an individual who has demonstrated excellence or outstanding potential in the areas of costume design or technology in the performing arts while pursuing a graduate degree.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Theatre and Dance Thrives at Premier New Play Event

Actors Theatre of Louisville will round out its 34th Humana Festival of New American Plays (February 21 – March 28) with a bill including one full-length play and two ten-minute plays written by Theatre and Dance students, faculty and alumni.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Actor and UT Alumnus Visits Theatre and Dance

In Austin to accept a Texas Film Hall of Fame Award from the Austin Film Society, San Antonio born actor, Bruce McGill (B.F.A. Drama '73) spent Thursday's lunch hour sharing experiences and wisdom with students, faculty and staff from the Department of Theatre and Dance.

Friday, March 12, 2010

Professor Emeritus Publishes New Book

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

In Memoriam: Beulah Bernice Wiley Hodge

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

UT Theatre and Dance Announces 2010 – 2011 Production Season

"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

Theatre and Dance Alumna Marcia Gay Harden is Commencement Speaker for The University of Texas at Austin's May Ceremony

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

Dance Students Participate in Master Class Led by Trey McIntyre

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

Assistant Professor Receives University Co-op Fine Arts Award

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