February 1, 2023

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.

Theater review: ‘Yamel Cucuy’ shines with creativity

With mesmerizing puppetry, Glass Half Full Theatre stages an eerie epic with an urgent message to end the detention of immigrants

Theater review: ‘In Sisters We Trust or My F*cked Up American Girl Doll Play’

A spirited new play skewers the kind of corporate feminism that repeats mistakes of the past

Theater review: ‘… but you could’ve held my hand’ at UT Theatre & Dance

The UT Theatre and Dance 2022/2023 season opened with  “...but you could've held my hand” by JuCoby Johnson. The thoughtful, imaginative play follows four friends, Max (Kobe Williams), Eddie...

Theater review: Jarrott Productions’ ‘The Pact’

Jarrott Production’s “The Pact” is a new dark comedy from Austin playwright Max Langert, directed by Will Gibson Douglas at the Vortex through Oct. 15. The play opens as...

Dance review: Ballet Austin’s ‘Taming of the Shrew’

Launching its 2022-23 season at the Long Center, Ballet Austin offers a remount of "The Taming of the Shrew," choreographed by Stephen Mills and originally commissioned by the John...

Dance review: BLiPSWiTCH’s ‘Gentle our Driftless Caravan’

“Gentle Our Driftless Caravan” is an exceptional new dance work choreographed by BLiPSWiTCH (Taryn Lavery and Alex Miller) and Alexa Capareda. Commissioned and produced by En Route Productions, the...

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