News http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad/about/news/ut-theatre-dance-community-recogniJan Department of Theatre & Dance - The University of Texas at Austin en Texas Theatre and Dance Winners of 2016 Austin Critics' Table Awards http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad/about/news/texas-theatre-dance-winners-2016-austin-critics-table-awards <p> Texas <span>Theatre</span> and Dance alumni, students and faculty were amongst the winners of the 2016 Austin Critics&#39; Table Awards&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-list-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thursday, May 26, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad/about/news/texas-theatre-dance-winners-2016-austin-critics-table-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 26 May 2016 14:18:45 +0000 mlb3322 2297 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad Presenting the 2016/2017 Season http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad/about/news/presenting-20162017-season <div style="width:100%"> Bringing a series of exhilarating works to the stage, our 2016/2017 Season includes a tale of life after <span>Neverland</span>, a Civil War-era musical, striking choreography and the poignant story of a young girl on the brink of new beginnings.</div> <div style="width:100%"> &nbsp;</div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-list-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Monday, May 16, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad/about/news/presenting-20162017-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 14 Apr 2016 21:02:16 +0000 mlb3322 2232 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad Robert Schenkkan's ALL THE WAY Makes its HBO Debut http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad/about/news/robert-schenkkan-s-all-way-makes-its-hbo-debut <p> Alumnus Robert <span>Schenkkan&#39;s</span> (B.A. 1975) Tony Award-winning play, <em>All The Way</em>, brings the story of President Lyndon B. Johnson to HBO starring Bryan Cranston, directed by Jay Roach. Premieres May 21, 2016. &nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-list-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Sunday, May 15, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad/about/news/robert-schenkkan-s-all-way-makes-its-hbo-debut" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 15 Apr 2016 14:26:10 +0000 mlb3322 2236 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad J. Quinton Johnson Joins the Cast of ABC's "Dirty Dancing" http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad/about/news/j-quinton-johnson-joins-cast-abc-s-dirty-dancing <p> J. Quinton Johnson (attended) will play &quot;Marco&quot; in ABC&#39;s three-hour remake of Dirty Dancing alongside Beau &quot;Casper&quot; Smart. &nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-optional-text-field"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Deadline </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-related-websites1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://deadline.com/2016/03/dirty-dancing-beau-casper-smart-cast-abc-remake-j-quinton-johnson-1201721036/">https://deadline.com/2016/03/dirty-dancing-beau-casper-smart-cast-abc-remake-j-quinton-johnson-1201721036/</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-list-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thursday, May 12, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 18 Apr 2016 18:29:31 +0000 mlb3322 2245 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad Dr. Katelyn Wood New Assistant Professor of Theatre and Performance at University of Virginia http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad/about/news/dr-katelyn-wood-new-assistant-professor-theatre-performance-university-virginia <p> <strong>Dr. Katelyn Wood</strong> (Ph.D. 2014) will begin a tenure-track position as an assistant professor of <span>Theatre</span> and Performance Studies in the Department of Drama at the University of Virginia. She&rsquo;ll be teaching courses in performance history, feminism and critical race studies and dramaturgy.&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-list-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tuesday, May 10, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad/about/news/dr-katelyn-wood-new-assistant-professor-theatre-performance-university-virginia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 10 May 2016 18:20:32 +0000 mlb3322 2278 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad Dr. Nicole Martin to Join Faculty at University of Kentucky http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad/about/news/dr-nicole-martin-join-faculty-university-kentucky <p> <strong>Dr. Nicole Martin</strong> (Ph.D. 2015) will be a Faculty/Instructional Consultant with the Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT) at the University of Kentucky in Lexington.</p> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-list-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tuesday, May 10, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad/about/news/dr-nicole-martin-join-faculty-university-kentucky" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 10 May 2016 18:19:55 +0000 mlb3322 2277 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad Recent Ph.D. Dotun Ayobade to be Lecturer at UT Department of African and African Diaspora Studies http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad/about/news/recent-phd-dotun-ayobade-be-lecturer-ut-department-african-african-diaspora-studies <p> <strong>Dr. <span>Dotun</span> <span>Ayobade</span> </strong>has accepted a one-year Lecturer appointment in the African and African Diaspora Studies Department (<span>AADS</span>) at The University of Texas at Austin where he will be teaching courses in <span>Yoruba</span> history, language and culture, as well as West African Popular Culture with an emphasis on the iconic <span>Afrobeat</span> women.</p> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-list-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tuesday, May 10, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad/about/news/recent-phd-dotun-ayobade-be-lecturer-ut-department-african-african-diaspora-studies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 10 May 2016 18:19:13 +0000 mlb3322 2276 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad 2016 Austin Critic's Table Award Nominees Announced http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad/about/news/2016-austin-critic-s-table-award-nominees-announced <p> An informal affiliation of local arts critics have recognized the year&rsquo;s most exceptional achievements in dance, classical music, visual arts and <span>theatre</span>.</p><div class="field field-type-date field-field-list-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Monday, May 9, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad/about/news/2016-austin-critic-s-table-award-nominees-announced" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 09 May 2016 21:55:30 +0000 mlb3322 2274 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad On the Performance Front: Internationalism and U.S. Theatre http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad/about/news/performance-front-internationalism-us-theatre <p> Dr. Charlotte Canning&#39;s book,&nbsp;<em>On the Performance Front: Internationalism and US <span>Theatre</span>,&nbsp;</em>discusses internationalism in <span>theatre</span>&nbsp;and its ability to connect cultures.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-optional-text-field"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Even Past </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-related-websites1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://notevenpast.org/on-the-performance-front-internationalism-and-us-theatre/">https://notevenpast.org/on-the-performance-front-internationalism-and-us-theatre/</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-list-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Monday, May 9, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 09 May 2016 18:56:07 +0000 mlb3322 2273 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad Megan Alrutz Receives the 2016 Harold Oak Award for Child http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad/about/news/megan-alrutz-receives-2016-harold-oak-award-child <p> Faculty member Dr. Megan <span>Alrutz</span>&nbsp;received the <span>Theatre</span> for Young Audiences/USA 2016 Harold Oak Award for her exemplary contributions to children&#39;s <span>theatre</span>.&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-optional-text-field"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> American Theatre </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-related-websites1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.americantheatre.org/2016/05/05/tyausa-announces-2016-harold-oak-awards/">http://www.americantheatre.org/2016/05/05/tyausa-announces-2016-harold-oak-awards/</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-list-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Monday, May 9, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 09 May 2016 18:42:25 +0000 mlb3322 2272 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad