Professor Charles Otte is the staging associate for the revival of Robert Wilson’s Einstein on the Beach, an unconventional opera recognized by many as “one of the truly pivotal artworks of our time” (Newsweek).
Friday, July 20, 2012
Best-selling novelist and Theatre and Dance alumnus Pamela Ribon’s fourth novel, You Take It From Here, hit the shelves this month to critical praise.
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Ted Gregory (MFA in Directing, 2000) is making his mark across the globe. A director and Fulbright Scholar to Panamá, Gregory is the creator of an intercultural project entitled ELATE (Educational Latin American Theatre Exchange).
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Monday, July 16, 2012
Alumna Nina LeNoir (MFA ’93, PhD ‘99) has been elected Treasurer and Chair for the Association for Theatre in Higher Education’s Finance Committee. Congratulations Nina! She is the current chair of Chapman University’s Department of Theatre.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Timothy J. Verret (BFA ’97) received a 2011 Falstaff Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as “Iago” in Othello, produced by the Austin-based company No’Az Productions. The Falstaff Awards recognize extraordinary achievement and honor the artists and theatre companies presenting the works of Shakespeare.
Monday, July 9, 2012
Faculty members Katie Dawson and David Justin have been named the recipients of the 2012 Department of Theatre and Dance Teaching Awards.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance announces an inaugural five-performance Subscription Series with a spectacular 2012-2013 Season! The 2012-2013 season brings to the stage dramatic storytelling by Pulitzer Prize acclaimed playwrights, two world premieres, a bold adaptation of a cherished classic, and enthralling dance by nationally renowned choreographers.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Yvonne Boudreaux (MFA ‘07) recently served as a mentor for the 2011 SXSW conference and festival.
Monday, June 18, 2012
Patrons are invited to attend a performance rehearsal of UT’s award-winning student troupe, Dance Repertory Theatre. Led by Department of Theatre and Dance faculty members Lyn Wiltshire and Charles O. Anderson, Dance Repertory Theatre will present six dances created for the upcoming Young Tanzsommer International Festival in Austria. Dance Repertory Theatre has presented at this prestigious event since 2004.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012