Texas Tech University

Theatre & Dance News

Ali Duffy and her new book.

September 02, 2020

Book Club: Exploring Career Paths in Dance

What do I want to be when I grow up? It’s a timeless question we ask as kids, young adults, and in the middle of our careers. And, if your interest is in dance, it’s a question that a new book written by Dr. Ali Duffy, associate professor of dance, might be able to help answer.

Amy Laney

May 06, 2020

A Brave New World

Distinguished Alum of Texas Tech Amy Laney has been hard at work making sure that students of Lubbock ISD experience theatre no matter the obstacle. I recently had the chance to discuss moving to an online environment with theatre and how her relationship with Tech is developing in uncertain times.

Lydia McBee Reed

May 06, 2020

Goodnight, Moon

This semester, Lydia McBee Reed successfully defended her master’s thesis, culminating in a performance of her one-woman show "Wolf Moon," a campfire ghost story that examines the line between humanity and the wild.

Kyla Olson

May 06, 2020

Dancing From Home

I recently spoke with two dance faculty members about their transition to online education. Dr. Ali Duffy is an Associate Professor of Dance and an administrator in the new MA in Dance. Kyla Olson is an Assistant Professor of Practice and also serves as the faculty advisor for Dancers with Soul (a hip-hop dance student organization) and University Dance Company (dancers who perform in faculty/guest artist works featured in DanceTech).