Back row, left to right: Kathe Andersen, Sandra Williams, Jacqueline Mattingly, Meghan Stratman, Dean Chuck O’Connor and Allison Casey. Front row, left to right: Chris Irvin, David von Kampen and Walker Pickering. Not pictured: Colleen Syron and Hans Sturm. Photo by Justin Mohling.

calendar icon15 May 2019    

Hixson-Lied Faculty, Staff awards presented

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied Faculty and Staff Awards were presented at the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Honors Day celebration on Saturday, April 27, 2019. These awards are made possible by the Hixson-Lied Endowment.

The following awards were presented:

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Reed Ellefson

calendar icon24 Apr 2019    

Carson School senior to intern at NFL Films

Lincoln, Neb.--Reed Ellefson, a senior film and new media major in the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film from Rapid City, South Dakota, has received a cinematography internship with NFL Films.

“We are so proud of Reed,” said Professor of Film Sharon Teo-Gooding. “It is always gratifying when our hard-working students have their efforts rewarded with an opportunity such as this one with NFL Films.”

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The recipients of this year's College Alumni Board Awards include (clockwise from upper left): Karen Kunc, Donald C. Gorder, Scott Raymond and Mike Hill. They will be recognized at the Honors Day Dinner on April 27.

calendar icon15 Apr 2019    

College Alumni Board Awards announced

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Alumni Board has selected the recipients of this year’s Alumni Board Awards. The awards will be presented at the College’s Honors Day Dinner on Saturday, April 27. The dinner is by invitation only.

For a full list of Honors Day awards recipients, click HERE.

The Alumni Achievement Awards honor alumni from each academic area of the college who have demonstrated outstanding achievement and overall professional excellence.

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Christina Kirk

calendar icon12 Apr 2019    

Kirk named Director of Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film

Lincoln, Neb.—Christina Kirk, professor and chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance at Otterbein University, has been named the Director of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film and the Executive Director of the Nebraska Repertory Theatre. She begins her appointment on July 1, 2019.

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Paul Barnes (left) with Philip Glass. "A Celebration of Philip Glass," the April 2018 world premiere of a piano quintet by renowned composer Philip Glass, has won the Outstanding Event Award at the Mayor's Arts Awards. Photo by Walker Pickering.

calendar icon11 Apr 2019    

Mayor’s Arts Awards May 9

Lincoln, Neb.--Associate Professor of Art Santiago Cal, Professor Emeritus of Theatre Arts Tice Miller, and the “Celebration of Philip Glass” event at the Lied Center for Performing Arts last April are among the winners of the 2019 Mayor’s Arts Awards.

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The Nebraska Repertory Theatre opens its 2019-2020 season with "The Legend of Georgia McBride" Oct. 2-13 at the Lied Center's Johnny Carson Theater. Season tickets are available now through the Lied Center Box Office.

calendar icon08 Apr 2019    

Nebraska Repertory Theatre announces 2019-2020 season

Lincoln, Neb.--The Nebraska Repertory Theatre, Nebraska’s Actors’ Equity Association professional regional theatre, is pleased to announce its 2019-2020 season. Season packages are now available by contacting the Lied Center Ticket Office at 402.472.4747 or 800.432.3231 or at the ticket office window at 301 North 12th Street Lincoln NE between the hours of 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Tickets are available online at liedcenter.org.

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Ian Borden

calendar icon28 Mar 2019    

Borden to teach stage combat for production in Spain

Lincoln, Neb.--Associate Professor of Theatre Arts Ian Borden will be traveling to Spain in May for a week to teach stage combat and choreograph the fights and battles for a production of “Numancia” by Francisco de Rojas Zorrilla.

He will be at Escuela Pública de Formación Cultural de Andalucía, an elite training program, located in Malaga, Spain.

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calendar icon28 Mar 2019    

Theatrix concludes its season with 'This is War'

Lincoln, Neb.--Theatrix, the student-run theatre company within the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, concludes its 2018-2019 season with This is War, written by Hannah Moscovitch and directed by University of Nebraska student Christa Retka.

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Jamari Johnson Williams as Hud and Natale Pirrotta as Berger. The Nebraska Repertory Theatre closes its 50th anniversary year season with "Hair." Photo by Sabrina Sommer. Graphics by Lindsey Young.

calendar icon25 Mar 2019    

Nebraska Repertory Theatre closes its season with "Hair"

Lincoln, Neb.--The Nebraska Repertory Theatre, Nebraska’s Actors’ Equity Association professional regional theatre, closes its 50th Anniversary year season with HAIR, book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni & James Rado, with music by Galt MacDermot. HAIR was produced for the Broadway stage by Michael Butler and was originally produced by the New York Shakespeare Festival Theatre. Nebraska Rep’s production is directed by Andy Park with music direction by Vince Learned.

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Norm Hollyn presents "The Carson Foundation's Challenge" at the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts' Carson Conversations Forum in May 2017. Photo by Justin Mohling.

calendar icon19 Mar 2019    

In Memoriam: Norm Hollyn

Lincoln, Neb.--Norman Hollyn, a member of the Advisory Council for the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts, died March 17. He was 66. Hollyn was a professor of cinematic arts and the inaugural holder of the Michael Kahn Endowed Chair at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts.

Hollyn was lecturing students from Tokyo University of the Arts in Yokohama, Japan, when he died, according to a social media post by Elizabeth Daley, dean of the USC School of Cinematic Arts.

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