2016/2017 Season

Bringing a series of exhilarating works to the stage, our 2016/2017 Season includes a tale of life after Neverland, a Civil War-era musical, striking choreography and the poignant story of a young girl on the brink of new beginnings. 

TouchDesigner Workshop

Ian Shelanskey leads a workshop in TouchDesigner, a powerful and versatile visual programming software that is paving the way in the world's digital design practices. August 26-28, 2016. Registration is open, space is limited. 


See what's been going on at Texas Theatre and Dance in this season's newsletter, Encore, featuring our esteemed faculty, alumni news and more. 

Safety Update

Updates to safety procedures in the College of Fine Arts will be posted continuously. See the latest additions here.  


The University of Texas at Austin offers Texas-sized resources for a tight-knit community of artists. And, we do all this at a third or half the cost of tuition as our peer institutions. Learn about scholarships and financial aid today.


Stay up-to-date with the latest news from the department, featuring distinguished students, faculty and alumni as well as productions and announcements. 

Faculty Member Andrew Carlson Honored by Board of Regents

UT News

Andrew Carlson has been chosen to receive the prestigious 2016 Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award from The University of Texas System Board of Regents.

Friday, June 24, 2016

Theatre and Dance Alumni Recognized on The Kilroys List

The Kilroys List of 32 unproduced works by women and trans playwrights features alumna Gia Marotta (M.F.A. 2016) along with several other alumni in honorable mention. 

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Texas Theatre and Dance Winners of 2016 Austin Critics' Table Awards

Texas Theatre and Dance alumni, students and faculty were amongst the winners of the 2016 Austin Critics' Table Awards 

Thursday, May 26, 2016

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Upcoming Events

In the Red and Brown Water

October 5, 2016 - 7:30pmOctober 16, 2016 - 7:30pm

Little Women the Broadway Musical

November 2, 2016 - 7:30pmNovember 20, 2016 - 7:30pm

Lost Girl

November 9, 2016 - 7:30pmNovember 20, 2016 - 7:30pm


February 15, 2017 - 7:30pmFebruary 26, 2017 - 7:30pm

UTNT (UT New Theatre)

March 2, 2017 - 7:30pmMarch 12, 2017 - 7:30pm