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Dawn Schaefer

28 Oct 2014    

Schaefer to return to UNL for Alumni Masters Week

The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing will host Dawn Schaefer (M.FA. 1999), executive art director for CBS, for the Nebraska Alumni Association’s Alumni Masters Week, Nov. 19-22.

Each fall, outstanding alumni return to campus to share their experiences and knowledge with students. 2014 marks the 50th annual Alumni Masters Week, which is sponsored by the Nebraska Alumni Association, Scarlet Guard and the UNL Chancellor’s Office.

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Jon Jost

28 Oct 2014    

Filmmaker Jon Jost returns to the Ross Nov. 7-13

Lincoln, Neb.--In 2007, radical filmmaker Jon Jost came to Lincoln to make movies.  He had visited earlier in 1974 as the second filmmaker to participate in the Sheldon Film Showcase (now known as the Norman A. Geske Cinema Showcase).

The recipient of an Artist-in-Residence grant co-sponsored by the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center and the University of Nebraska’s Arts Are Basic Program, Jost wound up making two feature films and a visual installation expressing cultural and geographical nuances of life in the Midwest.

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Guest Director Melora Kordos (front) visits with her cast during a rehearsal for "Love's Labor's Lost," which opens Nov. 13.

22 Oct 2014    

University Theatre presents 'Love's Labor's Lost'

University Theatre continues its season in November with William Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labor’s Lost,” guest directed by Melora Kordos.

Performances are Nov. 13-15 and 18-21 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 23 at 2 p.m. in Howell Theatre, which is located on the first floor of the Temple Building at 12th and R sts.

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ALTMAN is showing at Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center on Friday, Oct. 24 through Thursday, Oct. 30.

01 Oct 2014    

Director Ron Mann and Kathryn Reed Altman to appear at the Ross

Opening at The Ross on Friday, Oct. 24, Ron Mann's new documentary ALTMAN is an in-depth look at the life and times of filmmaker Robert Altman (M*A*S*H, McCabe and Mrs. Miller, Nashville, The Player, Gosford Park, and many more).
 
ALTMAN director Ron Mann and Kathryn Reed Altman, Robert Altman’s widow, will both appear at the Oct. 24 7:30 p.m. screening for a Q&A with their audience.
 

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Brenna Hill and Kirstie Smith star in UNITY (1918) opening Oct. 9.

01 Oct 2014    

University Theatre opens season with 'Unity (1918)'

University Theatre opens its season Oct. 9 with Kevin Kerr’s “Unity (1918)” directed by Assistant Professor of Theatre Ian Borden.

Performances are Oct. 9-11 and 14-18 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 19 at 2 p.m. in the Studio Theatre, which is located on the first floor of the Temple Building at 12th and R sts.

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Emily Schmidt plays the headstrong “Sarah” and Trey Martinez plays her love interest, a perceptive “James.”

01 Oct 2014    

Theatrix kicks off season with 'Time Stands Still'

Lincoln, Neb.--Theatrix, a student-run theatre company within the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, will kick off its 2014-2015 season with the play Time Stands Still by Donald Margulies. Emma Gruhl, an undergraduate Theatre Directing and Management major, will direct. Performances are October 22, 23, and 24 at 7:30 p.m. and October 26 at 2:00 p.m. in the Lab Theatre, third floor of the Temple Building at 12th & R Streets. There will be no performance on Saturday, October 25 due to a home football game. Tickets are a flat rate of $6.

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Dennis Parrish

10 Sep 2014    

Property Master Dennis Parrish to visit Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film

Lincoln, Neb.--Hollywood Property Master Dennis Parrish will be visiting the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film on Friday, Sept. 26. He will present an open forum for faculty, students and staff from 1:30-3 p.m. in the Temple Building Rms. 204-205.

Parrish is one of the most prolific property masters in the film industry over the past 50 years. He has 65 feature films to his credit since 1962.

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Richard Endacott (left ) and Steve Kolbe (right)

25 Aug 2014    

Two UNL Carson School Faculty receive Silver Screen Award

UNL Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film Associate Professor of Film Rick Endacott and Assistant Professor of Film Steve Kolbe's instructional video "StageCraft: Building Flats and Platforms" has won a Silver Screen Award from the U.S. International Film and Video Festival.

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25 Jun 2014    

Nebraska Repertory Theatre Opens 47th Season

The Nebraska Repertory Theatre, the professional theatre of the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, opens its 47th season, July 10, 2014 with the Christopher Durang comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. It plays in rotation with Annie Baker’s Circle Mirror Transformation (opening July 17) and Paul Slade Smith’s Unnecessary Farce (opening July 23).

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 The Educational Theatre Association will present a Standing Ovation Award to UNL this week at the International Thespian Festival on June 28.

24 Jun 2014    

UNL to receive award from the Educational Theatre Association

UNL has earned a Standing Ovation Award from the Educational Theatre Association.

The award will be presented to Paul Steger, director of the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, June 28 during the International Thespian Festival's Saturday showcase.

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