On February 21 the Butler School of Music at The University of Texas at Austin welcomes 42 of the world’s best violinists to campus for an intense 10-day competition.
College of Fine Arts News
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (B.A. in Drama, 1975) prepares for the Broadway debut of “All The Way,” staring Bryan Cranston. Previews begin February 10.
Dean Dempster of the College of Fine Arts discusses the long-term impact the Menuhin Competition will help children who desreve better educational opportunities in the arts.
Artist Michael Sieben, BFA ’99, is the Visual Arts Center’s artist-in-residence this spring and has created an underground skateboard world—complete with a clubhouse, a skate ramp, a campfire ring, and a mysterious cast of characters known only as the “The Dwellers.”
Five Longhorns set out on a 10 day, 4,000-mile journey to explore the great Earthworks of the American Southwest. The result: a new art exhibit in the Center Space of the Visual Art Center that opens January 31.
Stage technology has changed the way theatre is made. So who’s training the new makers? American Theatre points to UT Austin and the work led by Professor Charles Otte.
Congratulations to the Department of Theatre and Dance productions, students, faculty, alumni and friends named as top picks of 2013 in The Austin Chronicle’s annual list of standout performances.
Tony Award-Winning Duo Greg Kotis and Mark Hollmann’s new project, a subversive zombie musical was commissioned by True Love Productions. Kotis, Hollmann, and director Sean Daniels tapped into the talents of University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance faculty Lyn Koenning and Natasha Davison and their students to workshop the musical this fall.
Joseph V. Williams II, classical guitarist and composer, is the 2013-2014 Composer in Residence for the Austin Classical Guitar Society
As the 2013-2014 Composer in Residence at the Austin Classical Guitar Society, Williams is involved in everything the society does, from creating learning modules for students to writing new musical pieces for ensembles and groups. He is a UT alumnus (DMA '13).
Emily Ballew Neff, a distinguished curator of American art and the art of the American West, and the founding Curator of American Painting and Sculpture at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, will be appointed Director of the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, pending approval by the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents.