PORTFOLIO: The Future of Performance Design & Technology, April 29 - May 5
Opening Reception: April 29, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
April 29, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
April 30 – May 3, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
May 5, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Public Lecture by guest artist Thomas A. Walsh
“Narrative Design Training for the Digital Sandbox”
April 29, 6:00 - 6:45 p.m.
About PORTFOLIO 2012
The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance presents PORTFOLIO 2012, an exciting exhibition celebrating the work of emerging artists in costume design, lighting design, scenery, media, and technology. The exhibition is free and open to the public.
Come see how imagination manifests itself on stage and film!
Above: Costume design by Yao Chen for Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
In conjunction with PORTFOLIO 2012, the Department of Theatre and Dance will host a public lecture by scenic designer Thomas A. Walsh on April 29 at 6:00 p.m. in the Oscar G. Brockett Theatre.
Walsh is a narrative designer whose body of work encompasses feature films, IMAX, television, documentaries, theatrical dramas and musicals. He has been recognized with an array of awards including an Emmy for his designs for CBS’s critically acclaimed series, Buddy Faro, and his origination of the hit ABC series, Desperate Housewives, a show for which he designed the pilot and its first 84 episodes.On Broadway he designed the world premieres of Zoot Suit and Children of a Lesser God, the latter of which received the Tony Award for Best Play (1980).
Walsh’s lecture “Narrative Design Training for the Digital Sandbox” explores the expansion of digital media and the collaborative nature of creation for film, television and the stage. Admission is free and open to the public.
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A sampling of works by the artists in this year’s showcase.
The Tempest, Scenic Design by Chris H. Yoo
Susan MacCorkle sculpting a mask. Photo: Renee Berthelette
Static, Scenic Design by Rowan Doyle
UTNT (UT New Theatre) presents Static by Tom Horan. Photo: Tom Horan
Yao Chen (L) and Renee Berthelette fitting Stephanie Busing for Armor Making. Photo: Renee Berthelette