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.
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.
Stop by Doty Fine Arts to see student work from the Introduction to Design now on view in the Dean’s Office display case.
Meet the three students—representing each of the college’s three academic units—who earned recognition during this December’s graduation ceremony.
Students Network with Visual and Performing Arts Professionals in NYC and D.C. Through Seminar Program
Landing that first post-college job can have a lot to do with building relationships within an industry. Fine Arts Career Services is helping students network through seminars to New York City and Washington, D.C.
College of Fine Arts Dean Doug Dempster discusses professional development initiatives within the college.
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.
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.
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.
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."