Whether he’s splitting the uprights or singing arias, COFA alumni (BSOM '11) Justin Tucker puts on quite the performance. He delivered the commencement address to his alma mater, the University of Texas College of Fine Arts, this spring.
College of Fine Arts News
A play about the ecstasy and excesses of performing, the dangers of public intimacy and the incompatibility of truth on stage and sanity in real life, the Rude Mechs’ widely acclaimed work The Method Gun returns to Austin, September 10-14.
Visit the Umlauf Sculpture Garden May through October to see the work of Art & Art History's Margo Sawyer.
The 2014 Longhorn Summer Mariachi Camp provided students training in the execution of their instruments and in vocal skills.
Paul Toprac, who is in charge of the GAMMA program shared that the program's Team Underdog Games, the developers of “Port of Call,”will have their game showcased this week at the Electronic Entertainment Expo’s College Game Competition.
Scenic Design graduate (B.F.A. 1984) Kevin Adams has won his fourth Tony Award for lighting Hedwig and the Angry Inch starring Neil Patrick Harris.
All the Way, the play written by Robert Schenkkan (B.A.1975) about LBJ’s “accidental presidency” and the year leading up to the passage of the Civil Rights Act and his election, just won a Tony Award for Best Play and Bryan Cranston won the Best Actor Tony in the lead role as LBJ!
Less than a year after Dallas Theater Center Presents Steven Dietz's Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure, it will stage a play by Andrew Hinderaker, who graduated from Dietz's playwriting class at the University of Texas at Austin. Colossal is being touted as a season highlight for 2014-15.
Department of Theatre and Dance undergraduate Lucy Kerr earned the top prize in the distinguished University Co-op / George H. Mitchell Undergraduate Student Awards for Academic Excellence. Kerr’s senior thesis about changing perceptions of disabled people through applied modern dance garnered her the first place spot and a $10,000 grand prize.
Martin Zimmerman (M.F.A. in Playwriting, 2010) has been announced as the winner of theTerrance McNally New Play Award for his play Let Me Count The Ways.