Bryce Real created a truly magical world in the School of Theatre and Dance's production of "The Blue Flower." In his final year at Texas Tech, Real wrote this play as his thesis for an M.F.A. in Playwriting.
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.
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.
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.