Topic: Department of Theatre and Dance

Embrey Family Foundation Grant to Establish Women's & Gender Studies Professorship

Sept. 4, 2013

AUSTIN, Texas A $680,890 grant from the Embrey Family Foundation will bolster teaching, research and outreach efforts in the Center for Women's and Gender Studies (CWGS) at The University of Texas at Austin, and will include funding for a new Women's and Gender Studies professorship focusing on critical human rights.

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Isaac Gomez: Creating Theatre for Social Change

May 13, 2013

For Isaac Gomez, theatre is not merely entertainment, it's a life-changing event.

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Rude Mechs Selected as Resident Theater Company

Oct. 9, 2012

The nationally acclaimed, ensemble-based theater collective Rude Mechs has been appointed as the resident theater company of The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance.

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New Professorship and Center Posthumously Honor Theater Historian

April 11, 2012

A new professorship honoring theater historian Oscar G. Brockett has been established at The University of Texas at Austin in the Department of Theatre and Dance. The Oscar and Lenyth Brockett Professorship in Theatre History is the first endowment to support the creation of the Oscar G. Brockett Center for Theatre History and Criticism. The professorship will fund faculty and student research in theater history.

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Dance Revolution

March 19, 2012
Dance revolution

Senior Cooper Neely took unexpected steps to his major in dance. He's now one of the stars performing lead roles in the program's spring show, "Catalyst."

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