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Katherine Catmull

33 articles

Making Play Pay

Is anyone making a living at acting? Bueller?

Arts Daily, Jan. 22, 2015 9:00 AM

Actors' Inequity

The Cost of Art IV: The artists onstage in Austin aren't just not paid what they're worth, many aren't paid at all

Arts Feature, Jan. 22, 2015

Who Pays What

Arts Feature, Jan. 22, 2015

To Join Or Not to Join

Austin actors tell how they negotiate the Actors Equity choice

Arts Daily, Jan. 22, 2015 12:01 AM

Bringers of Joy

20,000 Austin kids are happily learning to make positive change in their lives through Creative Action

Arts Feature, Nov. 13, 2014

Road to Freedom

The Cost of Art III: How the Fusebox Festival liberated itself from charging admission

Arts Feature, Jul. 24, 2014

Deus Ex Analysis

Tutto Theatre's 'Zeus in Therapy' gives new voice to the late, great UT classics prof, Douglass Stott Parker

Arts Feature, Aug. 15, 2013

Conspire Theatre

Out of prison, women find a new stage for telling their stories

Arts Feature, Jul. 11, 2013

Figure in the Frame

The exhibit Arnold Newman: Masterclass gives us all a lesson in the power of the photographic portrait

Arts Feature, Mar. 13, 2013

The Uses of Joy

When Conspire Theatre helps incarcerated women, it's all in the game

Arts Feature, Nov. 3, 2011

'A Lie of the Mind'/'Love's Labour's Lost'

Seeing two plays she did 23 years ago prompts flashbacks for a local actor

Arts Feature, May. 19, 2011

'Biography of Physical Sensation'

Which chair will be just right for you in Rubber Repertory's new show?

Arts Feature, Oct. 15, 2010


Why the Shrewds are doing a play with a giant talking hen and how one plays her

Arts Feature, Sep. 10, 2010

'I Witness'

Via dance, Tutto Theatre explores how witnessing can lead to awakening

Arts Feature, Aug. 20, 2010

'Selkie Project'

Two artists use the seal-creatures of Celtic myth to get back to the sea

Arts Feature, Jan. 22, 2010

Welcome to My Studio

The East Austin Studio Tour offers a rare chance to see where artists work and live

Arts Feature, Nov. 21, 2008

Improvisation on Four Legs and a Seat

Eighty Texas artists accept Damian Priour's invitation to riff on the idea of chair

Arts Feature, Nov. 14, 2008

Why Archive?

The Harry Ransom Center explores its own raison d'être in a new exhibit

Books Feature, Sep. 5, 2008

Talkin' the Walk

Hip-hop theatre artist Zell Miller III speaks truth about radio, race, and fatherhood

Arts Feature, Aug. 22, 2008

The Beat Goes On

Harry Ransom Center hosts the Kerouac scroll

Books Feature, Mar. 14, 2008

Revealing Poses

How the Victorians presented themselves to the camera explains a lot about them – and us

Arts Feature, Dec. 14, 2007

Taking the World Stage

How more theatre made Here is getting Out There and what that means

Arts Feature, Sep. 21, 2007

Road Worriers

Arts Feature, Sep. 21, 2007

The HRC's Beckett Online: Googling for Godot

With "Fathoms From Anywhere: A Samuel Beckett Centenary Exhibition," online in perpetuity, Web-wanderers can plumb the depths of the Ransom Center's Beckett collection, which is among the world's finest

Arts Feature, Dec. 22, 2006

Hang the DJ

The new political theatre invites you into its messy, sexy conversation

Arts Feature, Jan. 20, 2006

Dvorák's New World Inquiry

How a Czech composer helped America find its authentic voice

Arts Feature, Nov. 12, 2004

November is Dvorák month in Austin!

The University of Texas is marking the centenary of Dvorák's death with an ambitious multidisciplinary festival called "New Worlds: Dvorák in Search of America."

Arts Feature, Nov. 5, 2004

A Revolution in Acting

The SITI Company's J. Ed Araiza is transforming the way Austin actors view their art

Arts Feature, Apr. 9, 2004

The Whole Universe Rocks

The Harry Ransom Center's exhibition "Make It New" explores how modernism changed everything.

Arts Feature, Dec. 12, 2003

A World Slowly Liquefying

Rocky Schenck comes home for celebrations of his dreamlike art photography.

Arts Feature, Nov. 7, 2003

Fusion Culture

The 21-century fusion palette of Shen Wei Dance Arts spans countries and centuries, from traditional Chinese opera and Tibetan Buddhist chants to modern Japanese Butoh and 16th-century English music.

Arts Feature, Apr. 4, 2003

You Made Me Love You

What is this thing called crush? Specifically, what makes us swoon over people we've never met? The creative minds at the Blue Theater have gathered over two dozen actors, musicians, artists, writers, and puppeteers to create art, wall-writing, and short performance pieces to address that very question in Celebrity Crush.

Arts Feature, Mar. 1, 2002

In Sunlight, in a Beautiful Garden

Books Review, Jan. 26, 2001

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