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Comedian to perform in Austin

November 19, 2010

With final exams beginning to loom over us, many students may benefit from a break and a night of laughter. Comedian John Oliver’s performance this weekend may help. According to Oliver, the...

Burlesque troupe to host festival

November 18, 2010

Seven girls, all different shapes and sizes, each donning a silky robe and high heels, strut around the room. They slowly bend over with their legs extended and toes pointed and glide their hands up...

Actors prepare for student produced, boxing-based play

November 11, 2010

On one side of the boxing ring is Dani Perez, waiting to tap gloves with her opponent James, who waits anxiously on the opposing side, each hoping for the final knockout. They are about to fight in...

Global comedians push boundaries

September 3, 2010

This Labor Day weekend, seven stages across Austin will be filled with comedians from around the world as the Out of Bounds Comedy Festival presents its ninth year in action. “It’s a...

Dahl’s book re-imagined by students as stage play

September 2, 2010

Mute characters will manipulate the world around a young woman as she falls in and out of love in “The Man With the Dancing Eyes.” She discovers love, heartbreak and, eventually, a happy...

Vocals, plot stand out in musical

August 27, 2010

The stunning vocals in “Jersey Boys” coupled with a touching story of brotherhood within showbiz make the Tony Award-winning musical a treat for Austin audiences. The hit musical production,...

Show focuses on self-awareness

August 27, 2010

Sometimes we take charge of our lives and sometimes we only watch them go by. “I Witness,” a new dance production by Tutto Theatre Company, explores the contradictions between being...

UT dancers explore unique realms

April 23, 2010

As the curtain opens and the lights come up, a group of dancers pays tribute to the sun, tap dances to techno music and gets funky to a Gregorian hymn. They dance to illustrate their unique stories...