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Meet the cast of In the Heights

Remaining performances:
Apr. 18-19 at 8pm
Apr. 19 at 2pm

This four-time Tony Award-winning  musical shows life in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York amongst the tight-knit community of Dominican-American residents.
Get an inside look at the rehearsal process and hear from multiple members of the production team in this exclusive video
Direction by Jerry Ruiz Ÿ- Choreography by Maria Antonieta (Toni) Bravo - Costume Design by Chin-Hua Yeh - Scenic Design by William Anderson - Project Design by Ryan Belock - Technical Direction by W. Scott Bussey - Lighting Design by Rachel Alulis - Stage Management by Victoria Solorio - Dramaturgy by Madilynn Garcia and Joshua Streeter 

Buy your tickets today online or by phone at 512-477-6060.

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Meet the cast of In the Heights

Remaining performances:
Apr. 17-19 at 8pm
Apr. 19 at 2pm

This four-time Tony Award-winning  musical shows life in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York amongst the tight-knit community of Dominican-American residents.
Get an inside look at the rehearsal process and hear from multiple members of the production team in this exclusive video
Direction by Jerry Ruiz Ÿ- Choreography by Maria Antonieta (Toni) Bravo - Costume Design by Chin-Hua Yeh - Scenic Design by William Anderson - Project Design by Ryan Belock - Technical Direction by W. Scott Bussey - Lighting Design by Rachel Alulis - Stage Management by Victoria Solorio - Dramaturgy by Madilynn Garcia and Joshua Streeter 

Buy your tickets today online or by phone at 512-477-6060.

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Meet the cast of In the Heights

Remaining performances:
Apr. 16-19 at 8pm
Apr. 19 at 2pm

This four-time Tony Award-winning  musical shows life in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York amongst the tight-knit community of Dominican-American residents.
Get an inside look at the rehearsal process and hear from multiple members of the production team in this exclusive video
Direction by Jerry Ruiz Ÿ- Choreography by Maria Antonieta (Toni) Bravo - Costume Design by Chin-Hua Yeh - Scenic Design by William Anderson - Project Design by Ryan Belock - Technical Direction by W. Scott Bussey - Lighting Design by Rachel Alulis - Stage Management by Victoria Solorio - Dramaturgy by Madilynn Garcia and Joshua Streeter 

Buy your tickets today online or by phone at 512-477-6060.

For updates on this production, follow us on Facebook!

Meet the cast of In the Heights

Remaining performances:
Apr. 15-19 at 8pm
Apr. 19 at 2pm

This four-time Tony Award-winning  musical shows life in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York amongst the tight-knit community of Dominican-American residents.
Get an inside look at the rehearsal process and hear from multiple members of the production team in this exclusive video
Direction by Jerry Ruiz Ÿ- Choreography by Maria Antonieta (Toni) Bravo - Costume Design by Chin-Hua Yeh - Scenic Design by William Anderson - Project Design by Ryan Belock - Technical Direction by W. Scott Bussey - Lighting Design by Rachel Alulis - Stage Management by Victoria Solorio - Dramaturgy by Madilynn Garcia and Joshua Streeter 

Buy your tickets today online or by phone at 512-477-6060.

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Texas Theatre and Dance presents
Musical Theatre Performance Ensemble Showcase 2014

May 1, 2 at 6:30 p.m.
Winship Studio 2.180, F. Loren Winship Drama Building
300 E. 23rd Street, Austin, Texas 78712

Tickets: Free Admission
Seating is limited. Reserve your seat today by emailing charlottecampbell@utexas.edu

About Showcase 2014
Directed by Broadway veteran Danny Herman, Showcase 2014 features the talents of Texas Theatre and Dance undergraduate students Mallory Ayliffe, Allie Donnelly, Mandy Foster, J. Quinton Johnson, Devin Medley, Chris Montalvo and Lilly Stafford. The performance includes excerpts of original Broadway hits, and includes a sneak peek of Theatre and Dance’s next season’s musical smash.

Direction and Choreography by Danny Herman
Music Direction by Lyn Koenning
Assistant Direction and Choreography by Natasha Davison

Parking Information
The University requires all faculty, staff, students, and visitors to pay for parking on campus. Please be aware when you come to a performance that UT parking has changed and new signage has been posted in regards to the changes. All parking on campus – both ADA and non-ADA requires a permit or payment of fees.

Attendees may purchase parking in advance at a discounted rate for $3 for the reception online at utcofaparking.clickandpark.com/venue. Once online, select “Winship Studio” for venue and then select the performance date. The discounted parking is only available online until 10:00 p.m. the day prior to the event.

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For more information, contact Theatre and Dance at 512-471-5793 or theatreanddance@utexas.edu.

Dink O’Neal (BFA 1984) can be seen on Hotel Impossible (Travel Channel), Outrageous 911 Calls, Kickin’ It (Disney XD Channel) and a new “reality” show called Treasure King which follows a real life procurer of unusual objects as he works to pair up buyers with film memorabilia. To browse O’Neal’s future and past projects, visit his IMDb page. 

Dink O’Neal (BFA 1984) can be seen on Hotel Impossible (Travel Channel), Outrageous 911 Calls, Kickin’ It (Disney XD Channel) and a new “reality” show called Treasure King which follows a real life procurer of unusual objects as he works to pair up buyers with film memorabilia. To browse O’Neal’s future and past projects, visit his IMDb page

Todd Lowe (BFA 1999) stars in the romantic comedy-drama Sequoia that premiered at SXSW 2014. Lowe plays the role of “Oscar MacGrady,” the father that goes in search of his suicidal daughter. For a more expansive synopsis of the film, visit here. To watch the trailer, visit here

Meet the cast of In the Heights
Opening April 9th at the B. Iden Payne Theatre

This four-time Tony Award-winning  musical shows life in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York amongst the tight-knit community of Dominican-American residents.
Get an inside look at the rehearsal process and hear from multiple members of the production team in this exclusive video
Direction by Jerry Ruiz Ÿ- Choreography by Maria Antonieta (Toni) Bravo - Costume Design by Chin-Hua Yeh - Scenic Design by William Anderson - Project Design by Ryan Belock - Technical Direction by W. Scott Bussey - Lighting Design by Rachel Alulis - Stage Management by Victoria Solorio - Dramaturgy by Madilynn Garcia and Joshua Streeter 

Buy your tickets today online or by phone at 512-477-6060.

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April 12 - 13, 2014
F. Loren Winship Drama Building

The Latin@ Performance Symposium engages University of Texas at Austin students and the community in dialogue around issues of Latino/a performance and ethics of identity and representation. Activities include scholarly discussions, panels and workshops with professional performance companies, staged readings, talkbacks, and opportunities to create bonds with UT Austin and greater Austin performance community. A detailed itinerary follows. All events, with the exception of the performance of In the Heights and the April 12 dinner, are free to attendees.

Ticketing
Register today to save your seat! A limited number of rush tickets will be available for each event at the venue. Reserved seats may be released five minutes prior to the event. We encourage you to arrive early.

For more information, please contact email theatreanddance@utexas.edu or call (512) 471-5793.

Schedule of Events:

APRIL 12

10:00-10:45 a.m. — Opening Ceremony
Keynote address by Dr. Tiffany Ana López, Professor in the Department of Theatre at University of California Riverside
Location: B. Iden Payne Theatre

11:00-11:45 a.m. — The Peculiar History of Latina/o Casting in U.S. Popular Performance
A talk about the long history of how Latina/o actors and Latina/o characters have been cast in U.S. popular performance led by Dr. Brian Herrera, Assistant Professor of Theatre in the Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University
Location: B. Iden Payne Theatre

12:00-12:45 p.m. — Lunch and Dialogue
A reflection on the prior talks through facilitated questions. Pizza provided.
Location: Winship Atrium

1:00-2:45 p.m. — AND THE EARTH DID NOT DEVOUR HIM: A New Play Reading
A staged reading of a new play by Dr. Tiffany Ana López, directed and performed by a collaboration of University of Texas at Austin and University of Texas-Pan American students.
Location: Lab Theatre

3:00-3:45 p.m. — Teatro Vivo, ALTA Teatro, Aztlan Dance Company, and Texans United for Families
A panel discussion with local Latin@ theatre, dance, and performance artists. Artists will discuss their organizations’ work, history, experiences, and goals for the future.
Location: Lab Theatre

4:00-4:45 p.m. — Workshops with Local Performance Companies
Participate in a hands-on workshop with an Austin-based performance company. Choose from a workshop by Teatro Vivo, ALTA Teatro, Aztlan Dance Company, or artists from Texans United for Families.
Location: Winship Classrooms. Seating is limited. Reservations are encouraged.

5:00-5:45 p.m. — Workshops with Local Performance Companies
Participate in a hands-on workshop with an Austin-based performance company. Choose from a workshop by Teatro Vivo, ALTA Teatro, Aztlan Dance Company, or artists from Texans United for Families.
Location: Winship Classrooms. Seating is limited. Reservations are encouraged.

6:00-7:30 p.m. — Dish ‘n Dish
Sign-up with a facilitator to walk to a local eatery and discuss various topics from the day’s discussion with Latin@ theatre and performance over dinner. Attendees will pay for their own meal.

8:00-10:30 p.m. — IN THE HEIGHTS
The University of Texas at Austin’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents In the Heights directed by Jerry Ruiz, guest artist from New York City. A short conversation with the production dramaturgs will follow the performance.

Visit Texas Performing Arts for tickets. Attendees will purchase their own tickets.
Location: B. Iden Payne Theatre


APRIL 13

10:00-10:45 a.m. — Contemporary Latin@ Theatre in the United States
A panel discussion with US-based Latin@ theatre practitioners, scholars, and educators that focuses on their experiences with contemporary Latin@ performance.
Location: Winship Atrium

10:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m. — Comida & Dialogue
An open dialogue with guest artists, students, and faculty members about identity, cultural representation, and casting in Latin@ theatre and Latin@s in US theatre as a whole. This includes a discussion around Latin@s in higher education. Breakfast provided.
Location: Winship Atrium

12:15-1:00 p.m. — BETWEEN BROTHER AND SISTER: A New Play Reading
A new play reading of Between Brother and Sister, written by Brian Oglesby, M.F.A. playwriting candidate from the Department of Theatre and Dance at The University of Texas at Austin.
Location: Lab Theatre

1:15-2:00 p.m. — Remarks, Reflections y Recuerdos
Closing remarks by Dr. Brian Herrera.
Location: Winship Atrium

2:00-3:00 p.m. — Snacks & Dialogue
A dialogue that synthesizes the lessons and experiences from this symposium to create future action. Snacks provided.
Location: Winship Atrium