Student Employee, Susannah Crowell, shares her experience at the Association of Performing Arts Professionals Conference in NYC.
A Whirlwind APAP Adventure
Student Employee, Adrienne Banks, shares her experience at the Association of Performing Arts Professionals Conference in NYC.
Making a Scene: An Interview with Michael J. Krauss
Scenic designer and UT alumnus Michael J. Krauss talks Musical Thrones.
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Awards TPA $500,000
Texas Performing Arts awarded $500,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support The Power of Protest: Arts and Civil Disobedience
EnRAPTORed with J. E. Johnson and Karen Maness
A conversation about the successes, stumbles, and surprises of bringing the Enron Raptors—and a new learning process—to life.
Sean Tecson: From Bat City to the Big Apple
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.
Theatre and Dance student discovers interest in sound design through job at Texas Performing Arts
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.
On the ‘Journey’ with Fifth House Ensemble’s Melissa Snoza
"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.
The Value of Student Volunteerism
Meet the Texas Performing Arts Robert L. Tocker Student Volunteers of the Year Award winners; Wendy Fernandez and Vinay Thomas!
A world of dance alights at the University of Texas
The best global, modern and postmodern companies regularly visit Austin university.
Taking the Lead: Jeremy “Jae” Neal
“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.
Come back to the cabaret at the University of Texas
"This week, [TPA] launches a cabaret mini-season starring three of the biggest guns in the business..." -Michael Barnes
From Curtis to Career Musicians
“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
Is there a place for the arts in health?
In times of austerity, it is more important than ever that we look for creative ways to improve health.
Meet the Staff: J. E. Johnson
English major, entrepreneur, maker, teacher, and Scenic Studio Supervisor—meet our very own J. E. Johnson.
Bawdy humor, Shakespeare and Broadway glitz
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.
The Eyes of Bass Concert Hall
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.
I Want to See Virtually Every Show...
After attending the TPA Season Preview Party, Michael Barnes of the Austin American-Statesman shares his enthusiasm for the 2017-18 Season.
Announcing the 2017-18 Essential Series
A special message from Kathy Panoff, Director and Associate Dean of Texas Performing Arts announcing the 2017-18 Essential Series.
Meet the Staff: Warren Whitaker
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.