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Texas Performing Arts Residencies help Austin-based artists of international renown create new work. The residencies are laboratories for developing projects that will go on to have a tangible impact on American culture.

Virginia Grise
Award-winning playwright and director Virginia Grise makes work through a political and historical lens. With her collaborator Martha Gonzalez, Grise is developing Riding the Currents of the Wilding Wind. The music-driven performance is based on Helena María Viramontes’ 2007 novel Their Dogs Came with Them. Learn more about this residency.

Deborah Hay
A legend in postmodern dance whose approach to movement changed how the world makes and views dance. Based in Austin since 1976, Deborah Hay recently established her archive at the Harry Ransom Center at UT Austin. Her latest work is a collaboration with Austin-based composer Graham Reynolds. Learn more about this residency.

Kenyon Adams
An interdisciplinary artist and creative director, Kenyon Adams seeks to reclaim or expand embodied ways of knowing, towards imagining and constructing sustainable futures. He is developing Compline, a ritual performance work with a vocal ensemble inspired by the “night prayer” from the early Christian church.

Cultivating Creativity - The University of Texas College of Fine Arts
Texas Performing Arts unveils 2022-23 season, and a new slate of artists-in-residence - Sightlines
Dianne Donovan talks with Executive & Artistic Director Bob Bursey about the 22/23 Season - KMFA
World premieres, TX debuts and more are in store for the TX Performing Arts 22-23 season - CBS Austin

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