Former TPA Student Employee and UT alum Sean Tecson shares his experience participating in the Broadway Bound Theater Festival in New York City. Poor Boys Chorus, the play Tecson directed and co-produced, had a three-day as part of the festival.
TPA student employees learn alongside industry professionals and gain valuable resume-building experience that serves as a unique complement to the university curriculum. Malyssa Quiles, a junior in Theatre and Dance, works as a student audio assistant.
"The music is so intricately tied to all the players' actions and seems completely seamless. And yet there are all these hidden mechanics that determine what happens sonically depending on what happens to your player," explained Snoza.
Meet the Texas Performing Arts Robert L. Tocker Student Volunteers of the Year Award winners; Wendy Fernandez and Vinay Thomas!
The best global, modern and postmodern companies regularly visit Austin university.
“There’s definitely some anxiety of responsibility, but also excitement,” said Neal, who takes the stage as lead in Live! The Realeast MC for the first time later this week.
"This week, [TPA] launches a cabaret mini-season starring three of the biggest guns in the business..." -Michael Barnes
“I think one always begins music because you love it and hopefully that love pervades for the rest of your life.” - Joel Link, Dover Quartet
In times of austerity, it is more important than ever that we look for creative ways to improve health.
English major, entrepreneur, maker, teacher, and Scenic Studio Supervisor—meet our very own J. E. Johnson.
Texas Performing Arts is getting ready to kick off our sophomore Social Series season with three fantastic performances.
There have been quite a few attempts to turn Shakespearean plays into musicals over the years, with varying degrees of success, but it’s far less frequent to find a musical that features Shakespeare as a character, let alone the villain.
One of the first things you see walking into Bass Concert Hall’s front doors are two shiny marble eyes staring back at you—Eyes, carved in 1982 by Louise Bourgeois at the age of 71.
After attending the TPA Season Preview Party, Michael Barnes of the Austin American-Statesman shares his enthusiasm for the 2017-18 Season.
A special message from Kathy Panoff, Director and Associate Dean of Texas Performing Arts announcing the 2017-18 Essential Series.
A UT employee since 1992, Warren Whitaker made his way to Texas Performing Arts in 1997 seeking out and hiring the best employees in the performing arts business.
Whether you’ve seen Phantom five times or not at all, it’s a show that never gets old. “I like to say it’s the same old grape wine but served in new glasses,” Rigby says.
Yvonne started at Texas Performing Arts as a stage manager in 2004, and thirteen years later is our Assistant Director for Performance Logistics.
A composer for the upcoming Sound in Sculpture event discusses her creative process.
In a recent article, The New York Times asks, "where have classical music’s uppercase letters gone?"