Campus & Community Engagement Past Projects

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2012-2013 SEASON

April 2013
Meryl Tankard’s The Oracle Workshop at ACC / photos
Meryl Tankard’s The Oracle Talkback / photos
Dawn Upshaw Vocal Master Class / photos
Million Dollar Quartet Brown Bag Lunch / photos
Million Dollar Quartet Class Visit / photos
Alison Balsom Trumpet Master Class / photos

March 2013
The Joffrey Ballet Talkback / photos
The Joffrey Ballet Dance Master Class / photos
The Joffrey Ballet Pre-Performance Lecture – Professor Tina Curran / photos / podcast

February 2013
eighth blackbird Pierrot Lunaire Talkback / photos / podcast
Disney’s The Lion King – Dance Master Class / photos
Disney’s The Lion King High School Visit to McCallum Fine Arts Academy / photos
The Knights with Wu Man Pre-Performance Talk – Ensemble Members / photos / podcast
Jeremy Denk Pre-Performance Lecture – Michael Tusa / photos / podcast
Masters of Tradition Youth Performance / photos

January 2013
Disney’s The Lion King Costume Presentation / photos
eighth blackbird Shifted During Flight Talkback / photos / podcast
Disney’s The Lion King Michael Curry Design Puppet Presentation / photos
Disney’s The Lion King Brown Bag Lunch / photos
Disney’s The Lion King Visit to Dell Children’s Medical Center / photos

December 2012
Billy Elliot The Musical Brown Bag Lunch / photos / audio
Billy Elliot The Musical Dance Master Class with Q&A / photos

November 2012
Chucho Valdes Master Class / photos
Glenn Kotche Composition Master Class / photos
Glenn Kotche Percussion Master Class / photos
Glenn Kotche and Darin Gray Talkback / photos / podcast
Cristina Pato Lecture/Class Visit / photos

October 2012
Terezín Film Series The Last Butterfly / photos
Brazilian Film Series 30 Years of Grupo Corpo
Spectrum Dance Theater – Donald Byrd Class Visit / photos
Spectrum Dance Theater Ballet Dance Master Class / photos
Spectrum Dance Theater Modern Dance Master Class / photos
Daniel Hope and Friends Talkback / photos / podcast
Spectrum Dance Theater Talkback / photos / podcast
Spectrum Dance Theater Pre-Performance Lecture – Dr. Rossen & Dr. Abzug / photos / podcast
North Village’s Café au Lit Book Club
Grupo Corpo Dance Master Class / photos
Grupo Corpo Pre-Performance Lecture – Prof. Lara & Prof. Marteleto / photos / podcast
Music Program w/ Sonnenberg, Geib, & Almendra / photos
The Planets-An HD Odyssey Pre-Performance Lecture – Dr. Frank Bash /
photos / podcast
The Planets Youth Performance / photos
Les Violons Du Roy Pre-Performance Lecture – Dr. Guido Olivieri / photos / podcast
Brazilian Film Series Four Days in September
Rahim AlHaj Guest Lecture / photos
Rahim AlHaj Colloquium / photos
Les Violons du Roy -Emmanuel Pahud Chamber Music Master Class / photos

September 2012
Mike Daisey Talkback / photos
Mike Daisey – UT Signature Course Class Visit / photos
Laurie Anderson Q&A / photos
Miró Quartet and Shanghai Quartet Talkback / photos / podcast

2011-2012 SEASON

May 2012
Les Miserables Costume, Makeup, and Hair Design Tour / photos
Les Miserables Community Brown Bag Lunch / photos

April 2012
Mary Poppins – Cast visit Dell Children’s Medical Center / photos
Mary Poppins – Tech and Design Student Back Stage Tour / photos

March 2012
Chanticleer Vocal Master Class / photos
So Percussion Composition Forum
So Percussion Architecture Lecture Demonstration / photos
So Percussion / photos / podcast 3/6 / podcast 3/7
Batsheva Dance Company Class in Gaga Technique / photos
Batsheva Dance Company Pre-Performance Lecture – Prof. Yacov Sharir / photos / podcast
Roy Haynes, Fountain of Youth Band Pre-Performance Lecture- Dr. Charles Carson / photos / podcast

February 2012
Wicked – Community Brown Bag Lunch / photos
Wicked – UT Theater Students-Audition Technique Master Class / photos
Wicked – UT Dance Master Class / photos
Chamber Ensemble of the Shanghai Chinese Orchestra – Welcome Reception / photos
Chamber Ensemble of the Shanghai Chinese Orchestra – Special Proclamation / photos
David Finckel & Wu Han – Chamber Music Master Class / photos
Angela Hewitt – Piano Master Class / photos
Diavolo – Post-Performance Talkback / photos / podcast

January 2012
National Theater of Scotland – Brown Bag Lunch / photos
National Theater of Scotland – Loft Event
National Theatre of Scotland – Long Gone Lonesome – Pre-Performance Talk – Neil Murray / photos / podcast

November 2011
Miles Davis Experience – UT Jazz Studio Class Visit / photos
South Pacific – Dance Master Class / photos
South Pacific – Brown Bag Lunch at the Jewish Community Center / photos
Interpreti Veneziani – Pre-Performance Lecture – Dr. Luisa Nardini / photos / podcast
Miles Davis Experience – Post-Performance Talkback / photos / podcast
Luna Negra Dance Theater – Post-Performance Talkback / photos / podcast

October 2011
Mike Marshall – Mandolin Workshop / photos
Turtle Island String Quartet – Lecture/Demonstration for UT String Project / photos
Berlin Philharmonic – Wind Quintet Master Class / photos
An Da Union – Welcome Reception at the Asian American Cultural Center / photos
Infernal Comedy – Creative Team Discussion / photos / podcast
An Da Union – Pre-Performance Lecture –Professor DaXun Zhang / photos / podcast

September 2011
Rappahannock County – Project Overview Discussion / photos
Rappahannock County – Film “A RIVER BETWEEN”
Rappahannock County – Brown Bag Lunch / photos
Rappahannock County – Community Discussion at the Carver Museum
Rappahannock County Post-Performance Talkback / photos / podcast

August 2011
Rappahannock County – UT Makeup Workshop / photos

2010-2011 SEASON

April 2011
Pre-Performance Lecture – Dr. Charles A. Roeckle – “Mozart: Myths, Facts, and the Coronation Mass” (before Festival of Children’s Voices) / podcast / photos

March 2011
Step Into Dance – Merce Cunningham Dance Company / photos
Step Into Dance – West Side Story / photos
Post-Performance Talkback – Merce Cunningham Dance Company / photos
Post-Performance Talkback – eighth blackbird / podcast / photos
Post-Performance Talkback – West Side Story / podcast / photos
Artists in Residence -Merce Cunningham Dance Company Class Visit / photos
Community Happening – West Side Story Brown Bag Lunch at the Jewish Community Center / photos
H-E-B Talkback – West Side Story / podcast / photos

February 2011
Post-Performance Talkbacks – National Theatre of Scotland’s Black Watch / 2/16 podcast / 2/19 podcast / 2/16 photos / 2/19 photos
Artists in Residence -Black Watch UT Class Visit / photos
Pre-Performance Lecture – Dr. Michael Tusa (before Emanuel Ax) / podcast / photos
Pre-Performance Lecture – Dr. Christine Leche (before National Theatre of Scotland’s Black Watch) / podcast / photos
Pre-Performance Lecture – Readings from U.S. Military in Combat by Dr. Christine Leche (In preparation for Black Watch) / photos

January 2011
Post-Performance Talkback – The Parker Quartet / podcast / photos
Post-Performance Talkback – Reduced Shakespeare Company / podcast / photos
Artists in Residence -The Parker Quartet at McCallum High School / photos
Artists in Residence -Bang on a Can All-Stars / photos
Community Happening – Film Series: Tattooed Under Fire (for Black Watch) at the Carver Museum and Cultural Center / photos
Community Happening – Film Series: Tattooed Under Fire (for Black Watch) at the Carver Museum and Cultural Center / photos

December 2010
Community Happening – Radio City Rockettes Brown Bag Lunch at the Austin History Center / photos
H-E-B Talkback – Radio City Christmas Spectacular / podcast / photos

November 2010
Artists in Residence -Shrek Wig and Makeup Tour / photos
Community Happening – The Klezmatics: On Holy Ground at Congregation Agudas Achim and Jewish Community Center / photos
Community Happening – Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) at the University Hills Branch
Discussion led by Mark Lawrence, Associate Professor of History
Community Happening – The Atomic Cafe (1982) at the North Village Branch
Discussion led by Bruce Hunt, Associate Professor of History
Pre-Performance Lecture – Professor Jeff Hellmer (before Ornette Coleman Quartet) / podcast / photos
Pre-Performance Lecture – Rabbi Neil Blumofe (before The Klezmatics) / podcast / photos

October 2010
Step Into Dance – Momix / photos
Post-Performance Talkback – Momix / photos
Community Happening – Grave of the Fireflies (1988) at the Twin Oaks Branch
Discussion led by Kirsten Cather, Assistant Professor of Asian Studies
Pre-Performance Lecture – Dr. Lorenzo Candelaria (before Jordi Savall) / podcast / photos
Pre-Performance Lecture – Professor Glenn Richter (before Academy of St. Martin in the Fields) / podcast / photos
H-E-B Talkback – Shrek The Musical / podcast / photos

September 2010
Step Into Dance – Delfos Danza Contemporanea / photos
Post-Performance Talkback – Delfos Danza Contemporánea / podcast / photos
Post-Performance Talkback – Operación Clown / podcast / photos
Post-Performance Talkback – Mike Daisey / 9/21 podcast / 9/22 podcast / photos
Artists in Residence – Operacion Clown Clowning Workshop / photos
Artists in Residence -Mike Daisey UT Class Visit / photos
Artists in Residence -Delfos Danza Composition Forum / photos
Pre-Performance Lecture- Rodney Moag (before Punch Brothers) / podcast / photos
PopEd 101 – Punch Brothers PopEd 101 / photos

August 2010
Artists in Residence – Jersey Boys UT Class Backstage Tour / photos
Community Happening – Jersey Boys Brown Bag Lunch at the Jewish Community Center / photos
H-E-B Talkback – Jersey Boys / podcast / photos

2009-2010 SEASON

June 2010
Pre-Performance Lecture (before Jose Carreras) – Dr. Robert DeSimone / photos

May 2010
Step Into Dance – A Chorus Line / photos
Master Class – Miro Quartet / photos
Artist in Residence – Lynn Harrell (cello) / photos

April 2010
Step into Dance – In the Heights / photos
Pre-Performance Q & A – Soweto Gospel Choir / podcast
H-E-B Broadway Talkback Wednesday – A Chorus Line / podcast / photos
Brown Bag Lunch – In the Heights at the Mexican American Cultural Center / photos
H-E-B Broadway Talkback Wednesday – In the Heights / podcast / photos

March 2010
So Percussion Talkback / podcast / photos
H-E-B Broadway Talkback Wednesday – The Phantom of the Opera / podcast / photos
H-E-B Broadway Talkback Wednesday – Topol in Fiddler on the Roof / podcast / photos
Artist in Residence – Fred Wesley (trombone & jazz) / photos

February 2010
Artist in Residence – Black Grace / photos
Pre-Performance Lecture (before Black Grace performance) – Dr. Rebecca Rossen / podcast / photos
Post-Performance Talkback – Anton Kuerti / podcast / photos
Artist in Residence – Anton Kuerti (piano) / photos
PopEd 101 – Tegan & Sara / photos

January 2010
Post-Performance Talkback – Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet / podcast / photos
Artists in Residence – Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet / photos
H-E-B Broadway Talkback Wednesday – The Color Purple / podcast / photos
Brown Bag Lunch – Color Purple at the Carver Museum / photos

December 2009
H-E-B Broadway Talkback Wednesday – Riverdance / podcast / photos

November 2009
Post-Performance Talkback – Trey McIntyre Project / podcast / photos
Artist in Residence – Trey McIntyre Project (dance) / photos
Pre-Performance lecture (before Robert Crumb and Art Spiegelman with Francoise Mouly) – Sam Hurt / podcast / photos
Pre-Performance Lecture (before Trey McIntyre Project performance) – Cookie Ruiz / podcast / photos
Community Happening – Trey McIntyre Project – Community Dialogue with Cookie Ruiz / photos
PopEd 101 – Lyle Lovett and his Large Band / photos / Lovett’s PopEd101 – KUT feature radio broadcast
Community Happening – DJ Spooky (aka Paul Miller) and geophysicist Ginny Catania discuss Antarctica at the Austin Public Library, North Village Branch / photos

October 2009
Post-Performance Talkback – Takacs String Quartet / podcast / photos
Artists in Residence – Takacs String Quartet / photos
H-E-B Broadway Talkback Wednesday – Spring Awakening / podcast / photos
Artists in Residence -Jordi Savall Roundtable / photos
Artists in Residence -Cyro Baptista UT Class Visit / photos

September 2009
Post-Performance Talkback – Cassatt String Quartet / podcast / photos
Artists in Residence – Cassatt String Quartet / photos
Pre-Performance Lecture (before Bela Fleck, Zakir Hussain, Edgar Meyer performance) – Dr. Sonia Seeman / podcast / photos
Community Happening – Austin Public Library and Diverse Arts present films featuring Terence Blanchard’s music / photos
Artist in Residence – Terence Blanchard (trumpet and jazz) / photos

August 2009
Brown Bag Lunch – Wicked / photos
Step Into Dance – Wicked / photos

2008-2009 SEASON

May 2009
Pre-Performance Lecture (before Sonny Rollins) – Professor Jeffrey Hellmer / photos
PopEd 101 – Flight of the Conchords / photos
Step Into Dance – Rent / photos

April 2009
Pre-Performance Talk – John Tomlinson & Bettie De Jong (from Paul Taylor) / photos
Pre-Performance Lecture (before Itzhak Perlman) – Professor Eugene Gratovich / photos
Artists in Residence-Careers for Puppeteers – Avenue Q / photos
Step Into Dance – Paul Taylor / photos

March 2009
Pre-Performance Lecture (before Alvin Ailey) – Professor Lyn Wiltshire / photos
Post-Performance Talkback – Imani Winds / photos

February 2009
Community Happening – An Evening with Barbara Conrad / photos
Post-Performance Talkback – Jupiter String Quartet / photos
Community Happening – Circus Oz at Dell Children’s Medical Center / photos
Post-Performance Talkback – Circus Oz / photos

January 2009
Pre-Performance Lecture (before World of Sound performance) – Dr. Robert DeSimone / photos
PopEd 101 – Broken Social Scene / photos