News http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad/about/news Department of Theatre & Dance - The University of Texas at Austin en USITT Member Spotlight: William Bloodgood http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad/about/news/usitt-member-spotlight-william-bloodgood <p> United&nbsp;States Institute for <span>Theatre</span> Technology&#39;s spotlight is on faculty member William <span>Bloodgood</span>, scenic designer, former resident scenic designer at Oregon Shakespeare Festival and a freelance designer.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-optional-text-field"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> USITT Sightlines </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://sightlines.usitt.org/archive/2016/05/MemberSpotlight.asp">http://sightlines.usitt.org/archive/2016/05/MemberSpotlight.asp</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">Tuesday, May 3, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 03 May 2016 16:15:01 +0000 mlb3322 2270 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad From Loss to Laughter: Syrian Refugees Write Plays http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad/about/news/loss-laughter-syrian-refugees-write-plays <p> Department of Theatre and Dance Ph.D. candidate Bart Pitchford&nbsp;discusses how creating theatre in Jordan brings a sense of community and closure to refugees from Syria.</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/2016/04/27/from-loss-to-laughter-syrian-refugees-write-plays/">http://www.americantheatre.org/2016/04/27/from-loss-to-laughter-syrian-refugees-write-plays/</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 2, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad/about/news/loss-laughter-syrian-refugees-write-plays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 02 May 2016 17:46:33 +0000 mlb3322 2269 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad Dr. Megan Alrutz Named Recipient of Ward Endowed Excellence Award http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad/about/news/dr-megan-alrutz-named-recipient-ward-endowed-excellence-award <p> A reflection of the power and impact of Dr. <span>Alrutz&#39;s</span> work, the award underscores&nbsp;the belief that education involves positive change for society.</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, April 25, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad/about/news/dr-megan-alrutz-named-recipient-ward-endowed-excellence-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Spring 2016 Branson Ward Endowed Excellence Award Megan Alrutz Tue, 26 Apr 2016 21:10:19 +0000 gholston 2266 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad Kinetic Storyteller: A Conversation with Charles O. Anderson http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad/about/news/kinetic-storyteller-conversation-charles-o-anderson <p> Professor Charles O. Anderson sits down with&nbsp;<em>Arts + Culture</em> Editor Nancy <span>Wozny</span> to share his personal story in dance, life and art.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-optional-text-field"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Arts + Culture </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://artsandculturetx.com/kinetic-storyteller-a-conversation-with-charles-o-anderson/">http://artsandculturetx.com/kinetic-storyteller-a-conversation-with-charles-o-anderson/</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, April 25, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> Spring 2016 Charles O. Anderson Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:31:16 +0000 gholston 2260 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad Updates to Safety Procedures in the College of Fine Arts http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad/about/news/updates-safety-procedures-college-fine-arts-0 <p> A statement from College of Fine Arts Dean Doug <span>Dempster</span> regarding improved security in and around the facilities of the College of Fine Arts.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-optional-text-field"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> College of Fine Arts </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://finearts.utexas.edu/feature/news/updates-safety-procedures-college-fine-arts">http://finearts.utexas.edu/feature/news/updates-safety-procedures-college-fine-arts</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, April 21, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 16:02:30 +0000 gholston 2265 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad Choreographer and Alumnus Alvin Rangel to address Fine Arts Class of 2016 http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad/about/news/choreographer-alumnus-alvin-rangel-address-fine-arts-class-2016 <p> Alvin Rangel (M.F.A. Dance, 2012) will address the graduating class of 2016 at commencement ceremonies for the College of Fine Arts on Friday, May 20 at 3:00 p.m. in Bass Concert Hall.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-optional-text-field"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> College of Fine Arts </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://finearts.utexas.edu/feature/news-alumni-news/choreographer-and-alumnus-alvin-rangel-address-fine-arts-class-2016">http://finearts.utexas.edu/feature/news-alumni-news/choreographer-and-alumnus-alvin-rangel-address-fine-arts-class-2016</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">Friday, April 15, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 15 Apr 2016 14:28:05 +0000 mlb3322 2237 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad To quarto, or not to quarto? http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad/about/news/quarto-or-not-quarto <p> Faculty member and managing director of the Oscar G. <span>Brockett</span> Center for <span>Theatre</span> History and Criticism, Andrew Carlson, will discuss the differences between folio and quarto texts&#39; influence on Shakespearean performance.&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-optional-text-field"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Harry Ransom Center </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://blog.hrc.utexas.edu/2016/04/01/to-quarto-or-not-to-quarto/">http://blog.hrc.utexas.edu/2016/04/01/to-quarto-or-not-to-quarto/</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">Friday, April 15, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 15 Apr 2016 14:14:50 +0000 mlb3322 2235 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad A Discussion with Designer Lisa Laratta http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad/about/news/discussion-designer-lisa-laratta <p> Broadway World discusses technical aspects of <span>theatre</span> with alumna Lisa <span>Laratta</span> (M.F.A. 2008), founder of <span>theatre</span> company paper chairs.&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-optional-text-field"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Broadway World </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.broadwayworld.com/austin/article/BWW-Interview-Tech-Talk-with-Set-Designer-Lisa-Laratta-20160407">http://www.broadwayworld.com/austin/article/BWW-Interview-Tech-Talk-with-Set-Designer-Lisa-Laratta-20160407</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">Friday, April 15, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 15 Apr 2016 14:09:48 +0000 mlb3322 2234 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad Alumna Named New Artistic Director of Seattle Children's Theatre http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad/about/news/alumna-named-new-artistic-director-seattle-children-s-theatre <p> Courtney Sale (M.F.A. 2012) will begin as the new artistic director of Seattle Children&#39;s <span>Theatre</span> this August.&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-related-websites1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.sct.org/Assets/Files/Press/2015-2016/Courtney-Sale_Artistic-Director.pdf">http://www.sct.org/Assets/Files/Press/2015-2016/Courtney-Sale_Artistic-Director.pdf</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">Friday, April 15, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 15 Apr 2016 14:06:29 +0000 mlb3322 2233 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad The Haruka Weiser Memorial Fund http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad/about/news/haruka-weiser-memorial-fund <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-optional-text-field"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The University of Texas at Austin </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://giving.utexas.edu/haruka/">https://giving.utexas.edu/haruka/</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, April 14, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> Spring 2016 haruka weiser Thu, 14 Apr 2016 20:06:21 +0000 gholston 2231 at http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/tad