Through their student employment program, Texas Performing Arts provides the opportunity for students to learn alongside industry professionals and to gain valuable resume-building experience that serves as a unique complement to the university curriculum. Malyssa Quiles, a junior in Theatre and Dance, works as a student audio assistant at Texas Performing Arts.
To prepare students to become working actors, the Department of Theatre and Dance is offered B.F.A. in Acting students the opportunity to spend their final semester in Los Angeles. The inaugural cohort discussed the benefits of learning the ropes in L.A., while still a Longhorn.
The Butler School of Music's Rainwater Fund for American Music, a newly established $5 million endowment created by the late UT alumnus Richard E. Rainwater (B.A., Mathematics, 1966), a Fort Worth investor and fund adviser, is funding a crop of inspiring research and innovation among music students to include 3-D printed six-string electric violin.
Meet Ajinkya Barve and Eric Zimmerman, two M.F.A. candidates in Design with fellowships with the Design Institute for Health, a partnership between the College of Fine Arts and the Dell Medical School.
On the one-year anniversary of The Foundry, The Daily Texan looked at updates made to makerspace to help students get better access to the creative technology equipment.
Two Fine Arts students were selected to participate in the fall 2017 Intellectual Entrepreneurship (IE) Pre-Graduate Internship Program. Chanse Morris, music studies, and Mario A. Ramirez, dance studies, will both be paired with a mentor in their field of study and receive a $1,000 stipend.
The Daily Texan highlights the college’s Guest Artist Initiative grant program, which is now open to student projects.
The College of Fine Arts is pleased to share that a new student price of $74.99 a year for Adobe Creative Cloud is available for all UT students through UT’s Campus Computer Store. This price is a significant cut from the previous student price of $240 that was offered.
Emily Severe, a Business Honors student, advocated for arts engagement for undergraduates to enhance their educational experience. She cited the Landmarks public art program as a key entry point on the UT Austin campus.
Laura Gonzalez, a costume design junior in the Department of Theatre and Dance, describes her internship-filled summer and what it was like to design for a department production while just a sophomore.