Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Seminar: What Makes Austin Theatre Unique?, September 6, 2013

With a tip of the hat to Ia Ensterä:

What makes Austin theatre unique?
An Austin Theatre Symposium

The Brockett Center at the University of Texas Department of Theatre and Dance, American Theatre Archive Project, and the ZACH Theatre invite you to join us on

Friday, September 6th from 7-9 p.m.
at ZACH’s Kleberg stage (1510 Toomey Road, Austin, TX 78704)

The symposium will focus on the characteristics, history, and future of theatre in Austin. The discussion will include remarks from Robert Faires of the Austin Chronicle and a roundtable with members of the Austin theatre community, including the Rude Mechanicals, ZACH theatre, and Rupert Reyes from Teatro Vivo. Renowned theatre historian, Dr. Charlotte Canning of the University of Texas Department of Theatre and Dance will moderate the conversation. The symposium will launch a weekend-long effort to begin the process of archiving Austin theatre materials under the guidance of the American Theatre Archive Project.

The event is free and open to the public.

For questions about this event, please contact Russ Dembin at the UT Department of Theatre and Dance: rdembin@utexas.edu.

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