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Jessie Graff competed this summer on NBC's "American Ninja Warrior." Photo courtesy of NBC.

calendar icon03 Sep 2015    

From Husker to American Ninja Warrior: Graff competes on hit NBC show

Lincoln, Neb.--Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film Alumna and Professional Stuntwoman Jessie Graff (B.A. 2007) competed this summer on the NBC television show, “American Ninja Warrior,” becoming the only woman to qualify for the Las Vegas finals, which began airing on Aug. 31.

This was Graff’s second time competing on “American Ninja Warrior,” but her first time qualifying for the national finals in Las Vegas. Only those competitors who place in the top 15 of their regional finals make it to the final round in Las Vegas.

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Director Bill Plympton to appear at the Ross on Aug. 28 for a screening of "Cheatin.'"

calendar icon17 Aug 2015    

Director Bill Plympton to appear at the Ross Aug. 28

Lincoln, Neb.--The Geske Cinema Showcase presents director Bill Plympton who will appear at the opening night screening of CHEATIN’ on Friday, August 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center for a Q&A session with the audience.

The screening of CHEATIN' will be begin at 7:30 p.m. and will be followed by the Q&A. Admission is at regular Ross prices. 

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William Grange's "Historical Dictionary of German Theater" (Rowman & Littlefield).

calendar icon14 Aug 2015    

Grange releases 11th book: 'Historical Dictionary of German Theater'

Lincoln, Neb.—William Grange, professor of theatre in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, has published his 11th book, “Historical Dictionary of German Theater,” Second Edition, through Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

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Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center

calendar icon24 Jul 2015    

The Ross lowers admission price; gets upgrades

Lincoln, Neb.--As of July 1, The Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center has lowered all of its admission prices by 25¢ in order to reward its customers for their support.  Moreover, UNL students will be admitted to any screenings at any time of the day or night at a price of $5.
 
This and other changes and upgrades already completed, planned, or in process have been made possible by a generous gift from the estate of Mary Riepma Ross, establishing what will eventually be a $9.5 million endowment at the University Foundation earmarked for The Ross.
 

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Drew Conley

calendar icon24 Jun 2015    

Carson School's Conley receives Academy of Television Internship

Lincoln, Neb.—Drew Conley, who graduated in May with his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, has been selected to receive a prestigious internship this summer from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Foundation.

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calendar icon23 Jun 2015    

Johnny Carson School announces its 2015-2016 season

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film has announced its 2015-2016 theatre season.

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Students from the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts and College of Architecture came together for food, fun and music at the Friday Fusion Tailgate in the Arts Quadrangle on Oct. 24.

calendar icon11 Jun 2015    

Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts to continue

Lincoln, Neb.--A proposal to create a new Hixson-Lied College of the Arts and Architecture, a consolidation of the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts and College of Architecture at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, was removed from the June agenda of the Board of Regents today, and UNL officials do not expect it to be considered in the near future.

As a result, the two colleges will continue to operate in their present configurations.

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"Seeds of Time" Director Sandy McLeod will appear at the Ross on June 12.

calendar icon01 Jun 2015    

'Seeds of Time' director to appear at the Ross

Lincoln, Neb.--Opening at The Ross on Friday, June 12, "Seeds of Time" follows scientist Cary Fowler as he travels the globe stockpiling seeds that might one day avert global starvation.
 
"Seeds of Time" director Sandy McLeod will appear at the opening night screening at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 12 for a Q&A session with the audience.
 

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

calendar icon24 Apr 2015    

Hixson-Lied College announces alumni award winners

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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). Bryan Howard

calendar icon22 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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