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Theatre & Dance News

October 26, 2020

Gelber on Brecht: "Verfremdung" in the 21st Century

In his new book, "Engaging with Brecht: Making Theatre in the 21st Century," published by Bloomsbury Methuen Drama (available spring 2021), Bill Gelber shares his experiences and discoveries applying Brecht’s working methods in the production process and in the classroom.

October 26, 2020

Jason Lynch Lights it Up!

Have you ever met someone who is so extraordinarily kind and charismatic that you cannot help but wish for them to succeed? Someone who is easy to root for because they are rooting for so many others? School of Theatre and Dance alumnus, Jason Lynch (BFA 2009), is one of those people, and his career in lighting design is as inspiring as his personality.

October 26, 2020

The Digital Dramaturg

The art of dramaturgy has long assisted theatre artists with their task of mounting productions for an eager audience. As formats and genres have changed in the flows of time, the dramaturg has stood as a critical guide navigating uncharted territory. Perhaps at no time before today has the theatre experienced such a hard shift in delivery format, and consequently the dramaturg has never been more essential.

October 26, 2020

Low Residency, High Quality: Introducing the New MA Dance Studies Program

Students interested in pursuing graduate studies in dance can now add the Texas Tech School of Theatre and Dance to their application lists thanks to a unique new low-residency master’s degree program. During their time in two-year Master of Arts in Dance Studies program, one of only three of its type in the nation, students spend just two five-week summer sessions on the Texas Tech campus; the rest of their coursework is completed online.