Student Achievements

The Motherf**ker with the Hat

Eurydice, 2016


Work by 1st Year MFA Actor Tia Ade will be presented abstract at SETC Theatre Symposium

Tia Ade's abstract paper "Whose God: Differences in the Use of Spirituality in Theatre Between Multi-Generation and First Generation African American Playwrights" has been selected for presentation at the Southeastern Theatre Conference's 25th annual Theatre Symposium.  Papers selected to be presented at the conference are reviewed by the editorial board, further edited, and published in the next addition of Theatre Symposium, a scholarly journal published annually by the University of Alabama Press. The conference will be held in Decatur, Georgia on April 22-24, 2016. This year's theme is "Cross Cultural Dialogue on the Global Stage."

MFA Lighting Design Student Jacob Hofer to participate in Young Designer's Forum at USITT

Jacob Hofer, third-year Master of Fine Arts Lighting design candidate, is one of 15 students invited to this highly competitive design forum. Hofer will present a retrospective of his design work and receive one-on one critiques by an invited panel of elite professional designers and directors from across the country and abroad. Hofer is only the second participant from the U of A and the first Lighting Designer to receive this high honor. 

Read more about the Young Designer Forum and Jacob's selection.


3rd year MFA Playwright Brittany Taylor's play "Jars" has been selected to be part of Manhattan Repertory Theatre's SPRING ONE ACT PLAY COMPETITION 2015.


V is for Violin by Brittany Taylor (3rd year MFA playwright) will premiere at Abilene Christian University's Culp Theatre, February 26-28


Graduate Theatre Students Jacquelyn Cox and Cayla Greer Place in Poster Competition, Honored at Ceremony