Live Entertainment Pioneer Accepts Doty Award Surrounded by Family

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Allen Becker Doty Award 2016

Allen Becker (B.B.A. 1954) is known for bringing live entertainment to venues across the country. As the recipient of the 2016 Doty Award, Becker reflects on his career, working with the College of Fine Arts to revitalize Bass Concert Hall and the passion behind his family-run business.

Landmarks Director Andreé Bober Publishes Book on University Collections

Monday, January 25, 2016   |  The Daily Texan
The Collections in the Daily Texan

Andreé Bober (B.F.A., Art History, 1992) published “The Collections,” with UT Press, which documents the more than 80 collections across the University of Texas campus. Bober shared some of her favorite finds from the past decade of research with The Daily Texan.

A Look at 'What's Next' for the College of Fine Arts

Friday, November 20, 2015
Thomas Cardwell and Dashon Moore-Guidry

Executive Director for Development Sondra Lomax discusses how the College of Fine Arts is growing and adapting to the 21st century with new degrees and expanding opportunities for professional development.

Gig Referral Service Provides Real-World Opportunities for Student Musicians

Friday, November 20, 2015
Gig Referral Lee

The Butler School of Music’s online gig referral system serves the complementary goals of giving students the opportunity to support themselves with their talents and to provide that service to the Austin community. An updated system is expected to enhance the program in the next year.

TPA Offers Hands-On Experience for Students

Friday, November 20, 2015
Students work at Texas Performing Arts. Photo by Rene Castro.

Texas Performing Arts is well known for hosting large-scale productions, but its student employment program is equally as impressive. This semester TPA employed about 80 students to work throughout its departments. 

UTNT Offers Playwrights Production Opportunity

Friday, November 20, 2015
Bacha Bazi (Boy Play)

UT New Theatre is an annual showcase of selected capstone projects from third-year playwrights in the M.F.A. Playwriting Program. One alumna said the experience was the first time she "felt like a real playwright."