Today the world celebrates #LoveTheatreDay, a day where organizations and cultural institutions across the globe publicize all the reasons why theatre and the arts are worth fighting for. Students, faculty and staff from Texas Theatre and Dance have raised their… Continue Reading Love Theatre
We sat down with Lost Girl playwright, Kimberly Belfower; director, Cara Phipps; and dramaturg, Cortney McEniry to discuss the development of this exciting new piece of theatre including the social implications of the work, the cultural context and the cast’s… Continue Reading Interview with “Lost Girl” Playwright, Director and Dramaturg
In both the original text and in the adaptations that followed, Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women speaks across generations of discovery, heartache and love. Zoë Crabtree, dramaturg, goes deeper into the historical context of this work and the place of feminism… Continue Reading The History and Context of Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women”
In the spirit of Halloween, we’ve compiled a list of the top nine works of costume design and technology according to faculty members Susan Mickey (Costume Design) and James Glavan (Costume Technology).
Directors Charles O. Anderson and Robert Ramirez bring Tarell Alvin McCraney’s In the Red and Brown Water to the stage this October. The story of a young runner with boundless possibilities, Oya is forced to choose between her ailing mother… Continue Reading Interview with “In the Red and Brown Water” Directors Charles O. Anderson and Robert Ramirez
At the end of the first week of classes, the department told all of its first year students—freshmen and transfer alike—to go home. All first year students are enrolled in TD 311C Performance as Public Practice, an introduction course for… Continue Reading A New Journey: First Week at Theatre and Dance
Welcome to Off Book: A Theatre and Dance Blog, where we will focus on the the inner-workings of the Department of Theatre and Dance at The University of Texas at Austin. Here, we will discuss both what goes on the stage and… Continue Reading Off Book: A Theatre and Dance Blog