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The Lab Orchestra Fine-Tunes Students' Skills

Friday, April 12, 2019
orchestra illustration by Moira Scrimgeour

The University of Texas student-run Lab Orchestra not only gives students an opportunity to perform regularly with their peers, but also the much needed space to practice other skills that musicians value.

Writer Pamela Ribon to Speak at College of Fine Arts Commencement

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Photo of alumna and writer Pam Ribon.

Pamela Ribon, a writer and alumna of the Department of Theatre and Dance, will address graduates of the UT College of Fine Arts Class of 2019. The ceremony will take place Friday, May 24 at 3 p.m. in Bass Concert Hall on the UT campus. Ribon (B.F.A., Drama Production, 1997) is a screenwriter (Moana, Ralph Breaks the Internet), TV writer (Samantha Who?), comic book writer (SLAM!, Rick and Morty) and best-selling novelist (You Take It From Here, Going in Circles, Why Moms are Weird, Why Girls Are Weird).

Zero-Waste Design: The Masks of Act III

Friday, March 8, 2019
mask made from recycled material

Arts Next Spring 2019 Issue:

A Theatre and Dance student and alumna team created masks sourced from recycled and sustainable items for the zero-waste, student-run, grant-funded production of Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play. 

A Q&A With Actress and Producer Felicia Day

Thursday, March 7, 2019
Felicia Day

Actress, producer and entrepreneur Felicia Day was recently honored with the College of Fine Arts’ E. William Doty Young Alumna Award. While Day received her degree in math from UT, she attended UT on a full violin scholarship, took dance classes in the Department of Theatre and Dance and starred in multiple productions in the department. Director of Communications Alicia Dietrich spoke with Day about her career and creative projects. 

Philanthropist Mary Bartholow Honored Posthumously with 2019 Doty Award from UT’s College of Fine Arts

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Mary Bartholow

Longtime College of Fine Arts supporter and Advisory Council member Mary Bartholow (1925–2018) will be honored with the 2019 E. William Doty Award, the highest honor bestowed by the College of Fine Arts at The University of Texas at Austin. The college will also honor actor Bruce McGill (B.F.A., Drama, 1973) with the E. William Doty Distinguished Alumnus Award and actress and internet pioneer Felicia Day (B.S., Mathematics, 1998) with the E. William Doty Young Alumna Award.

At the Frontlines: Alumna Jade Partain

Friday, February 1, 2019   |  Department of Art and Art History
Jade Partain working with an art student

UT alumna Jade Partain whose commitment to her students was cultivated during her time at The University of Texas at Austin in her Visual Art Studies degree, teaches art for students in 9th-12th grade at West Adams Preparatory High School in Los Angeles, California as part of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).

Zero-Waste Design: The Masks of Act III

Thursday, January 17, 2019
mask made from recycled material

Arts Next Spring 2019 Issue:

A Theatre and Dance student and alumna team created masks sourced from recycled and sustainable items for the zero-waste, student-run, grant-funded production of Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play

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