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Ph.D. Candidate Bart Pitchford Explores Theatre in Syrian Refugee Camp

The Daily Texan

Veteran and Department of Theatre and Dance Ph.D. candidate Bart Pitchford is exploring how refugees in Zaatari Refugee Camp (Jordan) use performance to re-imagine citizenship and community. 

Monday, February 1, 2016

Tony Award-Winning Designer Kevin Adams Honored as Doty Distinguished Alumnus

College of Fine Arts

Kevin Adams recently received the E. William Doty Distinguished Alumnus Award for his work in the field of lighting design. 

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Playwright Gabriel Jason Dean Explores the American South in New Play "Terminus"

Austin American-Statesman

Alumnus Gabriel Jason Dean's (M.F.A. 2012) play Terminus, opening at The Vortex this week, explores the haunting past and present of the American South.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Theatre and Dance Partners with ZACH Theatre

José Cruz González's bilingual play Tomás and the Library Lady opens January 15 at ZACH Theatre's Whisenhunt Stage.

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Live Entertainment Pioneer Allen Becker to Receive 2016 Doty Award

UT College of Fine Arts

Tony Award-winning lighting designer Kevin Adams (B.F.A. 1984) also to receive Distinguished Alumni Award.

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

New Play Development Conference Comes to the Department of Theatre and Dance

Playwrights Kirk Lynn, Martín Zimmerman and Joanna Garner set to workshop new plays as part of the inaugural groundswell playwrights conference (GPC). 

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Professor Steven Dietz's play included in 2016 Humana Festival

Actors Theatre of Louisville

Actors Theatre of Louisville announces the lineup for the 40th Humana Festival of New American Plays, including the premiere of This Random World by Steven Dietz.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

On View in the College of Fine Arts: Designs of the Theatre

College of Fine Arts

Visit the Dean's Office to see the work of graduate students who work behind-the-scenes in the Department of Theatre and Dance's Design and Technology program. 

Friday, November 13, 2015

Fine Arts Faculty and Alumni lead outreach efforts for Rio Grande Valley high school students

College of Fine Arts

Representatives from all three of the College of Fine Arts’ academic units collaborated with high schools and programs to encourage more students to pursue higher education in the fine arts. 

Thursday, November 12, 2015

UTNT Play "The Silent Woman" Wins Playwriting Prize

Kentucky.com

Ahead of its spring staging at UTNT (UT New Theatre), Lydia Blaisdell's The Silent Woman recently won the Kentucky Women Writers Conference Prize for Women Playwrights. 

Wednesday, November 11, 2015