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Adrienne with Hook 'Em Hand Signal

A Whirlwind APAP Adventure

Mar 20

Student Employee, Adrienne Banks, shares her experience at the Association of Performing Arts Professionals Conference in NYC.

Poor Boys Chorus Cast

Sean Tecson: From Bat City to the Big Apple

Nov 10

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.

Vinay Thomas, Kathy Panoff, and Wendy Fernandez

The Value of Student Volunteerism

Oct 18

Meet the Texas Performing Arts Robert L. Tocker Student Volunteers of the Year Award winners; Wendy Fernandez and Vinay Thomas!

Kyle Abraham

Taking the Lead: Jeremy “Jae” Neal

Sep 26

“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.

Dover Quartet in Front of a Graffiti Wall

From Curtis to Career Musicians

Sep 13

“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

J.E. Johnson Portrait

Meet the Staff: J. E. Johnson

Jul 6

English major, entrepreneur, maker, teacher, and Scenic Studio Supervisor—meet our very own J. E. Johnson. 

Something Rotten - Shakespeare on Stage

Bawdy humor, Shakespeare and Broadway glitz

May 31   |  Austin360.com

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.

Eyes Sculpture in Bass Concert Hall

The Eyes of Bass Concert Hall

May 19

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.

Kathy Panoff on stage at the Preview Party

I Want to See Virtually Every Show...

May 6   |  Austin360.com

After attending the TPA Season Preview Party, Michael Barnes of the Austin American-Statesman shares his enthusiasm for the 2017-18 Season. 

Warren Whitaker Portrait

Meet the Staff: Warren Whitaker

Apr 25

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. 


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