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UTEP Theater Department lines up ‘Latinx’ Season

Cristina Goletti had heard talk within the national arts community for several years about an effort by some of the bigger theater companies to embrace the works of minority artists to draw attention to their talents and underrepresented stories. Goletti, associate professor and chair of The University of Texas at El Paso’s Department of Theatre and […]Read More

UTEP Professor’s NY, El Paso work keeps her sharp

This is a busy and exciting time for Georgina Hernández Escobar, assistant professor of instruction with The University of Texas at El Paso’s (UTEP) Department of Theatre and Dance. Her latest efforts debuted in New York and El Paso within days of each other. “Alebrijes,” a bilingual Day of the Dead play that she wrote […]Read More

UTEP’s ‘ReUnión’ Earns KCACTF Citizen Artist Award

The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) recently honored representatives from The University of Texas at El Paso’s Department of Theatre and Dance who participated in UTEP’s fall 2020 radio production of “ReUnión rEvolución.” The series of radio programs based on four plays won The Kennedy Center Citizen Artist Award given to programs in […]Read More

Interactive UTEP Production blends Art, Dance, Sci-Fi

Representatives from The University of Texas at El Paso’s departments of Art and Theatre and Dance will collaborate on two free, interactive performances on Thursday, May 27th. The performances will be at 7 and 8 p.m. at the Undergraduate Learning Center plaza and the Chihuahuan Desert Gardens’ amphitheater. Angel J. Cabrales, assistant professor of art […]Read More

UTEP Lighting Designer part of this year’s ‘Final Four’ Coverage

While teams shone bright on the court during the recent 2021 NCAA Final Four men’s basketball championship, a faculty member from The University of Texas at El Paso used his skills to enhance the participants for specialty shoots that augmented the CBS Sports coverage. CBS event producers worked with Hideaki Tsutsui, associate professor in the […]Read More

UTEP Studio Theatre renamed in honor of Professor’s Beloved Wife

A recent generous gift to the Department of Theatre and Dance at The University of Texas at El Paso has helped with much-needed renovations of the Studio Theatre, which is being renamed in honor of the donor’s late wife, June Sadowski Kruszewski. For more than half a century, Z. Anthony “Tony” Kruszewski, UTEP professor emeritus of […]Read More

KTEP to broadcast UTEP’s ‘A Christmas Carol’

Live theater is an opportunity for patrons to enter into someone else’s vision of a story. This year’s production of “A Christmas Carol en la Frontera” by The University of Texas at El Paso will allow its audience members to use a bit more of their own imagination. UTEP’s Department of Theatre and Dance has […]Read More

UTEP Shows Go Online, On Radio for Fall ’20 Season

Theater administrators and faculty members at The University of Texas at El Paso have announced artistic alternatives for the live performances that were canceled last spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The fall schedule is an example of how theater has been reimagined around the world, said Rafael “Rafa” Pérez, lecturer and director of audience […]Read More

Kennedy Center Honors two UTEP Theater Students

Two theater majors from The University of Texas at El Paso earned first-place honors at the 2020 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival regional competition in February in Abilene, Texas. Junior T’Keyah Roberts earned a National Stage Management Fellowship, and senior Itzel Martinez earned an Excellence in Festival Management, Stage Management Intensive & Excellence in […]Read More

UTEP Costumers sew face masks to assist local, out of

A request for fabric face masks to assist elderly residents at an assisted living facility in Washington state became a call to action for several costume makers at The University of Texas at El Paso’s Department of Theatre and Dance, and their efforts have expanded to benefit border agencies. Crystal Herman, associate dean of curriculum […]Read More