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Sunday, February 10th, 2013

Hollmann to be composer in residence at Texas State

Mark Hollmann, who composed the award-winning 2001 Urinetown, will be the 2013 composer in residence at Texas State, which is putting on the production this spring.

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

Texas State announces Lippa as composer in residence

Award-winning composer Andrew Lippa has been announced by Texas State's musical theatre department as its first composer in residence. The Broadway veteran will teach performers at Texas State and work on his new show.

Monday, September 28th, 2009

Freshmen input on play written for them

Incoming freshmen at Texas State have been enjoying a play written specifically for them at the Alkek Teaching Theatre on the campus.

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

Readers' Theater presents Linney plays

The Wine Cellar will present a Readers' Theater on Aug. 23 featuring a collection of short plays by award winning playwright Romulus Linney. The production is made in collaboration with Texas State's Department of Theatre and Dance,...

Friday, June 5th, 2009

Texas State grad draws Drama Desk nomination

Texas State theater graduate Desmond Green has received a 2009 Drama Desk nomination.

Monday, May 25th, 2009

Broadway vet joins Texas State musical theater faculty

Robin Lewis, a veteran of many Broadway productions, will join the faculty of Texas State's Musical Theater Program, teaching musical dance.

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

Texas State puts on theatre camp for kids

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Texas State is combining with the Institute of Children's Theatre to host a summer theatre camp for children June 15-26.

Thursday, April 16th, 2009

In latest off-Broadway role, Hopkins assumes direction of Texas State musical theatre

Kaitlin Hopkins, currently on the national tour of Dirty Dancing, has been named head of Musical Theatre at Texas State University. Hopkins’ husband, Jim Price, will also be joining her on the faculty.

Friday, February 27th, 2009

Texas State holds regional theater festival

More than 700 students from 35 schools are in San Marcos for the Region IV American College Theater Festival.