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Theatre & Dance News

March 31, 2022

Conference & Festival Student Recognitions

March is a busy month for our students. In addition to their academic and production responsibilities, many present their work and/or audition at the Region 6 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF), while others deliver papers or lead workshops at conferences around the nation.

March 01, 2022

In Motion: Remembering Suzanne Aker

We in the dance program at Texas Tech dedicate our production of "DanceTech" in loving memory to Suzanne Aker, founder of Ballet Lubbock and the dance program at our university. Her picture graces the entrance to our Black Box theatre, and we are honored to continue the legacy she built with each, new generation of dancers.

March 01, 2022

Instructor Spotlight: Dolores Díaz

The School of Theatre & Dance is fortunate that playwright Dolores Díaz, a guest artist during last summer’s WildWind Performance Lab, is currently teaching a playwriting course for us.

February 28, 2022

A New Partnership: Giving Voice to People with Aphasia

For us in Theatre & Dance, this collaboration represents another experiential education challenge that best makes practical use of each discipline. And, maybe more importantly, it pushes our students to understand the transformational nature of theatre and dance.