News

Alumnus Tommy Tune to Receive Lifetime Achievement Tony

The New York Times

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Photo Credit: Franco Lacosta

Theatre and Dance graduate Tommy Tune (B.F.A. '61) will receive special recognition at this year's Tony Awards for achievement in theatre. 

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Professor Andrew Carlson Awarded the Dads' Association Centennial Teaching Fellowship

The award is granted to deserving faculty members actively engaged in the instruction of freshmen undergraduates.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Alumna Lisa D'Amour Juggles "Airline Highway" and "Milton"

The New York Times

Lisa D'Amour's (M.F.A. '96) Airline Highway and Milton highlight facets of American life and present on Broadway and across the country, including performances in the "Miltons."

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Theatre and Dance and Broadway Bank Present The Cohen New Works Festival April 13-17

The biennial event will showcase 38 original, student-produced works in five days on the university campus.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Editorial Partners Oscar G. Brockett Center and American Theatre Magazine

Collaboration provides the university the opportunity to extend the national conversation about theatre history.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Alumnus George Brant's "Grounded" to Receive Star Treatment in New York

New York Times

George Brant's (M.F.A. 2008) play will show at the Public Theater featuring Academy Award winner Anne Hathaway and Tony Award winner Julie Taymor. 

Friday, February 6, 2015

Finding Refuge

The Austin Chronicle

UT Theatre students cross borders with the acclaimed artists of The Moving Company in Refugia.

Thursday, February 5, 2015

2015 Texas Medal of Arts Honorees Announced

Texas Cultural Trust

Alumnus and Tony Award winning playwright Robert Schenkkan is among those who will receive the distinguished honor from the Texas Cultural Trust on February 25.

Friday, January 16, 2015

M.F.A. Playwriting Candidate Inspired by Science Fiction in New Work for UTNT

The Daily Texan

Eva Suter's original new work "Hold Me Well" was showcased at UTNT (UT New Theatre) this past week. Her striking piece was inspired by the transformative magic of theatre and works of science and science fiction. 

Monday, December 8, 2014

Austin Opera and UT Theatre and Dance bring Verdi's "A Masked Ball" to the Stage

The opera opens November 8 at the Long Center for the Performing Arts.

Thursday, November 6, 2014