The Garden of Earthly Delights: an ineffable SXSW experience

The apocalypse started in Austin not with a bang, but with a wine dispensing tree. The Garden of Earthly Delights, a SXSW activation, kicked off the end of days with an out of this world celebration of Amazon Prime’s “Good Omens” – a series based on Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s 1990 novel “Good Omens:Continue reading “The Garden of Earthly Delights: an ineffable SXSW experience”

Metatheatricality in “The Importance of Being Earnest”

The Importance of Metatheatricality The metatheatricality of The Importance of Being Earnest constantly establishes and tests the societal norms of Victorian England. Oscar Wilde’s hides societal satire beneath an aesthetic façade characterized by hilarity and romance. In this theatrical piece, Wilde’s witty and vivid characters push their assigned roles in a manner reminiscent of hisContinue reading “Metatheatricality in “The Importance of Being Earnest””

Splish Splash: A Tradition of Leisure

During high school I was lucky enough to become a staple part of the Theatre Department, a place that would eventually lead me to where I professionally am today. During my time in the department I formed a group of friends and we fostered a strong relationship that survived graduation and the inevitable parting ofContinue reading “Splish Splash: A Tradition of Leisure”

Hook’ed at the Hip: Pamela Laredo and Wendy Fernandez

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 By Brittany Worthington, TPA Student Employee   Anyone who spends time with UT junior Wendy Fernandez and senior Pamela Laredo would assume they’ve been life-long friends. They laugh easily with one another, reference inside jokes, and both hail from Round Rock, Texas, where they lived fifteen minutes apart. When Pamela’s highContinue reading “Hook’ed at the Hip: Pamela Laredo and Wendy Fernandez”

New York

My trip to the Big Apple In early January New York City is known as the “city that never sleeps”, and during the APAP conference, neither did I. I flew in early so that I could see the city before the conference began, and the first challenge of the trip was finding Manhattan; I hadContinue reading “New York”