San Francisco-based opera composer Jake Heggie discusses his work and his weeklong residency at the Butler School of Music with the Austin American-Statesman.
College of Fine Arts News
Theatre Assistant Professor Roxanne Schroeder-Arce and Theatre Studies senior Andrew Valdez are featured in Teatro Vivo’s Austin Latino New Play Festival. Both wrote plays for young audiences, which will be read during the festival Feb. 25-27.
UT’s Visual Arts Center Director Jade Walker (M.F.A., Studio Art, 2005) has a solo exhibition “Four Cornered” on view at Texas State University through March 10. We caught up with Walker recently to ask her about “Four Cornered.”
A joint exhibition between M.F.A. candidates from UT Austin and the Rhode Island School of Design was reviewed by Glasstire. “A Sponge & A Sigh,” on view at the Museum of Human Achievement through Feb. 22. A second part of the exhibition will highlight different works by the students in Providence in March.
Chicago’s American Theater Company named Will Davis (M.F.A., Directing, 2013) its new artistic director. Davis, 33, is a New York-based director and choreographer, who will move to his new gig in the Windy City this fall, reports the Chicago Tribune.
The Austin Chronicle looks at how the new Center for Arts and Entertainment Technologies will merge the arts with technology to educate the artists for the 21st century.
The College of Fine Arts is hosting Ruby Lerner, founding President and Executive Director of Creative Capital Foundation, for a pair of programs where she will discuss her experience in arts management. The college expects to launch a minor in arts management and administration in fall 2016.
Local artist and VAC Director Jade Walker (M.F.A., Studio Art, 2005) discusses her new exhibition “Four Cornered,” on view at Texas State University. Walker’s work explores a diverse representation of the human body.
Theatre Studies Alumnus Antonio Hendricks discusses his career working behind the scenes as a personal fitness trainer in Los Angeles.
Playwriting and Directing Professor Kirk Lynn sat down with the Austin American-Statesman to discuss his latest play, “Fixing Timon of Athens.” This is Lynn’s second time rewriting Shakespeare’s work for a modern theater audience.