Associate professor of jazz saxophone and composition, John Mills at the Butler School of Music shares his thoughts on playing jazz and how every day is in effect, Black History Day.
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Irene Hardwicke Olivieri (B.F.A., 1983) announced the publication of her new book of paintings, Closer to Wilderness. The Los Angeles Times wrote, “These paintings aren’t passive objects . . . but reach rather actively into the mind, arousing the imagination into activity.”
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.
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.