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Clockwise from upper left: Susan Puelz, Barbara Zach, Lucy Buntain Comine and Nancy Marcy.

24 Apr 2015    

Hixson-Lied College announces alumni award winners

To download the Honors Day program, click HERE.

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts will honor alumni, faculty, staff and student achievement at its annual Honors Day Dinner on Saturday, April 25. The dinner is by invitation only.

The awards to be presented include:

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Bryan Howard (second from left) receives the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas Dramaturgy Fellowship at the national festival of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF).

22 Apr 2015    

Carson School's Howard receives national LMDA Dramaturgy Fellowship

Lincoln, Neb.-- Bryan Howard, a senior English, Theatre Arts and Human Behavior (Interdisciplinary Studies) major in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film from Howell, New Jersey, has received the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas (LMDA) Dramaturgy Fellowship at the national festival of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF), April 14-18 in Washington, D.C.
 

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Christopher Marks

22 Apr 2015    

Marks named Associate Dean

Lincoln, Neb.--Associate Professor of Organ Christopher Marks has been named Associate Dean of the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts, effective July 1, 2015.

He will take over from Professor of Art History Christin Mamiya, who is returning to the faculty in the Department of Art and Art History. She has served as associate dean since 2009, including one year as interim dean.

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Bryan Howard

20 Apr 2015    

Carson School's Howard receives a Fulbright

Lincoln, Neb.--Bryan Howard, an English and theatre arts and human behavior major from Howell, N.J., is one of five University of Nebraska–Lincoln students who have earned Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship grants for the 2015-2016 academic year.

The Fulbright ETA Program is a nationally competitive award that places recent graduates in classrooms abroad to provide assistance to local English language teachers. These students are also cultural ambassadors for the United States.

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Talking about Medea

09 Apr 2015    

Talking about 'Medea'

 UNL’s Department of Classics and Religious Studies with the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film present “Talking About Medea” a lecture, workshop and discussion series connected to UNL University Theatre’s production of Medea by Euripides, translated by Diane Arnson Svarlien and directed by Laura Lippman.

All events are free and open to the public. Post-performance talks are available to those who have seen any performance of Medea.

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The Nebraska Young Artist Awards are April 8.

08 Apr 2015    

Nebraska Young Artist Award winners announced

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts has announced the winners of the 18th annual Nebraska Young Artist Awards.

      The Nebraska Young Artist Awards annually recognize 11th grade students from Nebraska who are gifted and talented in the areas of visual art, dance, music, theatre, and film and new media. These students exemplify the pinnacles of creativity in one of the fine and performing arts.

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Theatrix presents the New Artists Festival April 9-12.

07 Apr 2015    

Theatrix presents New Artists Festival 2015

Lincoln, Neb.--Theatrix, a student-run theatre company within the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, will finish its 2014-2015 season with a New Artists Festival, a performing arts showcase involving students from theatre, music, dance, visual art, and architecture. Performances are April 9, 10, and 11 at 7:30 p.m. and April 12 at 2 p.m. in the Lab Theatre, third floor of the Temple Building at 12th & R Streets. Tickets are a flat rate of $6.

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Thomas Boyle and Jesse Debolt. Photo by Doug Smith.

06 Apr 2015    

University Theatre presents "Medea"

Lincoln, Neb.--UNL’s University Theatre presents MEDEA by Euripides, translated by Diane Arnson Svarlien and directed by Laura Lippman.
 
Performances are in the Studio Theatre, first floor of UNL’s Temple Building April 16-18 and 21-25 at 7:30 p.m. and April 26 at 2 p.m.

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06 Apr 2015    

Johnny Carson School announces changes to production season

Lincoln, Neb.—The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film has announced upcoming changes to its production season to enhance the opportunities available for its students to produce quality theatre for community audiences.

Expected to begin in the Fall of 2016, a new collaboration between the Nebraska Repertory Theatre and University Theatre will expand the opportunities for audiences and students to engage with professional artists over a 9-month season.

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Laurel Shoemaker (2nd from left) and J.D. Madsen (third from left) are sworn into membership into the United Scenic Artists, Local USA 829, during the United States Institute of Theatre Technology’s annual conference in March in Cincinnati, Ohio.

02 Apr 2015    

Johnny Carson School's Shoemaker, Madsen join United Scenic Artists, Local USA 829

Lincoln, Neb.--Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film Assistant Professor of Theatre Laurel Shoemaker and Assistant Professor of Theatre J.D. Madsen have joined the United Scenic Artists, Local USA 829.

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