Awards List 2020

2020 Award Winners Announced

May 6, 2020

Congratulations to our Department of Theatre & Dance 2020 award winners and a huge thank you to our donors for their wonderful support!

Renee Crown Wellness Institute

New seed grants to advance study, promotion of wellness

May 6, 2020

Michelle Ellsworth with a large wooden circular object

Michelle Ellsworth on Feeling

April 29, 2020

Erinn Hayes

Alum Erinn Hayes (BFA Acting) stars in the new comedy series Medical Police Netflix, premiering February 10!

April 27, 2020

Three characters in To Kill a Mockingbird standing on stage

Alum Gene Gillette (BFA Acting) joins the cast of To Kill a Mockingbird on Broadway!

April 27, 2020

Jadd Tank (BFA, 2012) & Mollie Wolf (BFA, 2011)

April 27, 2020

Jadd Tank (BFA, 2012) and Mollie Wolf (BFA, 2011) created a collaborative company, WolfTank Productions , working on interdisciplinary performances.

Senior Showcase Actors

Senior Showcase 2020 - Virtual Selections Now Published

April 22, 2020

Jashodhara Sen

Jashodhara Sen: Recipient of the Graduate Student Teaching Excellence Award for 2019-2020

April 15, 2020

Congratulations to Jash who was selected as a recipient of the 2019-2020 Graduate Student Teaching Excellence Award ! Sending a big shout out!

Erinn Liebhard Dancing

Erinn Liebhard

Dance MFA Alum (2015) Erinn Liebhard recently received an excellent review for her company Rhythmically Speaking's reimagined annual production featuring choreographers creating work inspired by jazz and American social dance ideas! Check out the review here and learn more about Rhythmically Speaking and her other work in education and performance here .

Bonnie Cox

Bonnie Cox

Bonnie Cox received her MFA in Dance at The University of Colorado Boulder in Spring 2018. She was nominated for an Austin Chronicle critic’s choice award for her production Silence to Power: Dance as a response to trauma, through which she encouraged dance artists to transform trauma and societal pressures...

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