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Michelle Habeck

The University of Texas at Austin
Provost Teaching Fellow
Michelle Habeck’s design work is seen nationally at The Guthrie Theater, Goodman Theatre, CenterStage in Baltimore, Alliance Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Seattle Children’s Theatre, and many others. She has enjoyed the great pleasure of collaboration with many fine artists including, Julie Taymor, Twyla Tharp, August Wilson, James Still, Marion McClinton, Austin Pendleton, Amy Morton, Lou Bellamy, Tina Landau, Naomi Wallace, Nambi E. Kelly, Marcus Gardley, Audrey Cefaly and Kwame-Kwei Armah to develop new work and reexamine works that prove momentous to our immediate present.

Michelle worked as associate on Broadway to Tony award-winning designer, Donald Holder on numerous collaborations including Julie Taymor’s opera Grendel at Lincoln Center, King Hedley II, Gem of the Ocean, Movin’Out, Thoroughly Modern Millie, The Boy From Oz, Julie Taymor’s Playing with Fire, and lighting for The UK Millennial commission, The Earth Center Gallery in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England. She was honored with the National Endowment for the Arts, Theatre Communications Group Career Development Grant for 2003-05. Michelle holds the 2009 University of Texas at Austin Cooperative Society Creative Research Award. Michelle is a Provost Teaching Fellow on faculty at The University of Texas at Austin in the department of theatre and dance and for the department of arts and entertainment technology.

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, December 2

12:00pm PST