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Top 10 Theatre Performances of 2015
The Austin stage actors who gave the most impressive performances in 2015 just made it look so damned easy
"...11) Tara Cooper's Simpsons char­ac­ter masks in Mr. Burns, A Post-Elec­tric..."

Jan. 1, 2016 Arts Feature by Shanon Weaver

The 2015-16 Austin Critics Table Awards
The 2015-16 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...Tara Cooper, for her exquisite masks of the Simpsons characters..."

May 27, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Government Inspector at Mary Moody Northen Theatre
The St. Edward's University Theatre Department delivers Gogol's Russian satire with gigagags at top speed
"...by gorgeous, spot-on costuming by Mercedes O'Bannion, complemented by Tara Cooper's hair and makeup design. Chase Staggs gives us..."

Feb. 19, 2016 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

Top 10 (+1) Theatre Riches of 2015
Wild theatrical energy and masterful performances were the hallmarks of outstanding theatre in 2015
"...power of stories. Animated by a fine cast and Tara Cooper's exquisite Simpsons masks. 11) The History Of King..."

Jan. 1, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

To Kill a Mockingbird at St. Edward's University
The Mary Moody Northen Theatre staging of Harper Lee's novel is a shining example of a classic tale told well
"...costumes by Mercedes O'Bannion and hair & makeup by Tara Cooper, feed off the energy of the Equity actors..."

Nov. 20, 2015 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

Cyrano de Bergerac
Rostand's homely hero earns a handsome production from Austin Shakespeare
"...of course, Cyrano would be nothing if not for Tara Cooper's believable prosthetic nose work...."

Nov. 28, 2014 Arts Review by Elissa Russell

Lone Star Skate: New Directions in Skateboard Cinema
"...and Let Ride,” a documentary about skateboarding girls, by Tara Cooper; and “Backwards for Worlds,” an experimental documentary by..."

Sept. 7, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Pleasure of the Paynes 2016
Annual theatre awards think Terminus is the living end
"...Tara Cooper For the mask designs for Mr. Burns, a..."

Oct. 27, 2016 Arts Post

Year of the Booster
The 2015-16 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...Best Face on It Award Tara Cooper, for her exquisite masks of the Simpsons characters..."

May 25, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Mr. Burns, a post-electric play
Anne Washburn's inventive play shows how, after the apocalypse, we still cling to Springfield
"...identified not only by perfect costuming, but by designer Tara Cooper's incredibly intricate and accurate masks reminiscent of a..."

Oct. 2, 2015 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

Top 10 Designer Contributions of 2012
Celebrating the year's most exquisite – and often surprising – stage designs
"...SPACE' (Palindrome Theatre) The set showed literal layers, and Tara Cooper's puppets were also lovely in their detail...."

Jan. 4, 2013 Arts Feature by Elizabeth Cobbe

The Attic Space
A husband and wife play out their decades-long marriage in this intriguing farewell from Palindrome Theatre
"...conclusion, they take a pair of puppets (designed by Tara Cooper, with puppetry action staged by Caroline Reck) and..."

Dec. 21, 2012 Arts Feature by Elizabeth Cobbe

Wednesday Picks & Sleepers
Handicapping SXSW 09 Wednesday night showcasers
"...12mid, Maggie Mae's Rooftop Frontwoman Kate Cooper originally started out as a solo act, partner Damon..."

March 20, 2009 Music Feature

A Whole Lotta Lava Going On
Winter/Spring Movie Sneaks
"...ALL OVER ME D: Alex Sichel; with Alison Folland, Tara Subkoff, Wilson Cruz, Cole Hauser...."

Feb. 14, 1997 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

SXSW 2012 Film Lineup Announced
'21 Jump Street' selected as Centerpiece Film
"...mental collapse. Cast: Irma P. Hall, Mikala Gibson, Jordan Cooper, Shelton Jolivette, Eugene Lee (World Premiere)..."

Feb. 1, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Austin Film Festival Announces First Wave of Titles
Lineup drops the latest from Todd Haynes and a Hank Williams biopic
"...Producer Liz Tigelaar; Cast Tommy Dewey, Michaela Watkins, and Tara Lynne Barr...."

Aug. 19, 2015 Screens Post by Josh Kupecki

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...come and talk about it," said committee legislative aide Tara James on Tues­day. Meanwhile, Coleman declined further comment until..."

Nov. 7, 2008 News Feature

After a Fashion
Stephen sure is getting around, hobnobbing with the bigwigs and taking in all of the faboo fall fashion fetes
"...It's not always pretty being popular – just ask Tara Reid. Last Wednesday was the Women's Symphony League Luncheon..."

Oct. 7, 2005 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

FronteraFest 2005
"...Hank Schwemmer; "Playdate" by Julia Davenport, Otis Cleveland, Moses, Cooper, & Max; "SpiltLetf, Plit Right" by David Thigpen and..."

Jan. 14, 2005 Arts Review

Postmarks
Losing Our Lunch
"...(As transcribed by Miss Kerthy Fix and Miss Tara Vamos) Let's Make This Uneventful..."

Feb. 12, 1999 Column

Post Scripts
"...* THU, OCT 19: UT philosophy professor Tara Smith will be at the University Coop bookstore to..."

Oct. 20, 1995 Arts Feature

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