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June 27, 2022

Courtney Thomas

Courtney Thomas is an Austin-based writer interested in the intersection of art and politics. In 2022, she graduated with honors from the University of Texas at Austin, where she received a BA in Theatre and Dance and a BA in Humanities.

Rehab El Sadek’s ‘Secret Place’ at the Elisabet Ney Museum

When artist Rehab El Sadek arrived in Austin after immigrating from Egypt, she found “a secret place for contemplation” at the Elisabet Ney Museum. Like El Sadek, Ney was...

Theater review: ‘Running Bear’ is an intense two-hander at Hyde Park Theatre

The premiere of “Running Bear” by Raul Garza marks Hyde Park Theatre’s return to fully-produced live theatre for the first time in two years. It also marks the return...

Review: Performa Dance’s ‘The Mad Scene’

Performa Dance’s “The Mad Scene,” conceived and directed by Jennifer Hart, was an absurdist look at fame-obsessed culture. Louis XIV’s court may have been its starting point, but the...

Penfold Theatre’s ‘A War of the Worlds’ reimagines the famed radio drama, and probes artistic ethics

Penfold Theatre’s “A War of the Worlds,” running through June 18 at Ground Floor Theatre and directed by Marcus McQuirter, is the world premiere of Austin-born playwright Jarrett King's...

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