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The Nebraska Repertory Theatre presents Bertolt Brecht's "Mother Courage" Nov. 7-18 in the Temple Building.

calendar icon09 Nov 2018    By Kathe C. Andersen

'Mother Courage' is epic masterpiece of struggle, survival

Lincoln, Neb.--The Nebraska Repertory Theatre presents the epic masterpiece of struggle and survival, “Mother Courage,” by Bertolt Brecht.

Performances are Nov. 7-18 in the Temple Building. For tickets and showtimes, visit http://nebraskarep.org/. “Mother Courage” contains adult content and themes.

In this new adaptation of the classic play, the drama unfolds during the height of the American Civil War. While Mother Courage profits from the spoils of war, she faces the ultimate sacrifice.

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Kami Cooper (left) and Michaella Deladia star in Theatrix's "Dry Land."

calendar icon31 Oct 2018    

Theatrix continues its season with 'Dry Land' Nov. 1-4

Lincoln, Neb.--Theatrix, the student-run theatre company within the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, continues its 2018-2019 season with "Dry Land," written by Ruby Rae Spiegel and directed by University of Nebraska student, Kaitlin Triplett.

Performances are 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1-3 and 2 p.m. on Nov. 4. All performances take place in the Lab Theatre in the Temple Building at 12th and R streets. "Dry Land" contains mature content that may not be suitable for all audiences.

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A scene from "Negative Spaces," a film by Michaela Wadzinski. Michaela Wadzinski

calendar icon26 Oct 2018    

Carson School senior’s animated film wins awards at area film festivals

Lincoln, Neb.--Michaela Wadzinski’s advanced project, “Negative Spaces,” has been winning recognition at several film festivals recently. Wadzinksi is a senior film and new media major in the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film.

The film won the Best in Animation Award from Ron Clements at the Sioux City International Film Festival in September. Clements, who is originally from Sioux City, has worked at Disney for 45 years and co-directed and co-wrote “Moana,” as well as other Disney films such as “Aladdin,” “The Little Mermaid” and “Hercules.”

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Left to Right: Jeremy Blomstedt (Recruiting Officer), Cullen Wiley (Soldier), Moira Mangiameli (Mother Courage), Cameron Currie (Soldier), Joseph S. Moser (General McClellan). Photo by Sabrina Sommer.

calendar icon19 Oct 2018    

Nebraska Rep presents Bertolt Brecht's classic 'Mother Courage'

Lincoln, Neb.--The Nebraska Repertory Theatre, Nebraska’s Actors’ Equity Association professional regional theatre, continues its 50th Anniversary year season Nov. 7-8 with two preview performances of a new adaptation of the classic "Mother Courage" by Bertolt Brecht, with music by Scott Lamps, book and lyrics by Andy Park, from the translation by William Grange. Opening night of this world premiere is Friday, Nov. 9 with additional performances November 12-16 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 11 & 18 at 2 p.m. at the Temple Building, 12th & R streets.

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A conceptual rendering of the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts building at 1300 Q St. Courtesy of HDR, Inc.

calendar icon18 Oct 2018    

Applications now open for Bachelor of Fine Arts in Emerging Media Arts, faculty positions

Lincoln, Neb.--Applications are now open for the new Bachelor of Fine Arts in Emerging Media Arts at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s new Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts, which opens Fall 2019. New faculty positions are also open for applications.

“We are searching for future creative leaders,” said Megan Elliott, founding director of the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts. “The new Bachelor of Fine Arts in Emerging Media Arts has been intentionally designed to robot-proof students for a future of life-long learning and relentless change.”

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calendar icon08 Oct 2018    

Theatrix presents 'Dry Land' Nov. 1-4

Lincoln, Neb.--Theatrix, the student-run theatre company within the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, continues its 2018-2019 season with Dry Land, written by Ruby Rae Spiegel and directed by University of Nebraska–Lincoln student, Kaitlin Triplett.

Performances are 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1, 2, 3 and 2 p.m. on Nov. 4. All performances take place in the Lab Theatre in the Temple Building at 12th and R Streets. Dry Land contains mature content that may not be suitable for all audiences.

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Applications for the Nebraska Young Artist Awards are due Dec. 7.

calendar icon24 Sep 2018    

Nebraska high school juniors invited to apply for Nebraska Young Artist Awards

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts is seeking applications for the 22nd 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 emerging media arts. These students exemplify the pinnacles of creativity in one of the fine and performing arts.
    

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Andy Cavatorta (left) and Behnaz Farahi will present keynote lectures at the Mid-American College Art Association Conference in Lincoln Oct. 4-5. The MACAA Conference theme is "Techne Expanding: Tensions, Terrains and Tools" and will explore wide-ranging interpretations of technology and its use and impact on the teaching, making and performing of art, as well as the broader human experience.

calendar icon21 Sep 2018    

Two cutting-edge artists to present keynote lectures at 2018 Mid-America College Art Association Conference

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design is hosting the 2018 Mid-America College Art Association Conference Oct. 4-5.

The conference theme is “Techne Expanding: Tensions, Terrains and Tools,” and will explore wide-ranging interpretations of technology and its use and impact on the teaching, making and performing of art, as well as the broader human experience.

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The Nebraska Repertory Theatre opens its season with "An Act of God."

calendar icon18 Sep 2018    

David Javerbaum’s “An Act of God” opens Nebraska Repertory Theatre’s 50th anniversary year season

Lincoln, Neb.--The Nebraska Repertory Theatre, Nebraska’s Actors’ Equity Association professional regional theatre, begins its 50th Anniversary year season on Sept. 26-27 with two preview performances of the laugh-out-loud comedy “An Act of God,” by God, adapted by David Javerbaum. Opening night is Friday, Sept. 28 with additional performances Oct. 2-6 and 9-13 at 7:30 p.m. and Sept. 30 and Oct. 6, 7 and 14 at 2 p.m. at the Lied Center’s Johnny Carson Theater.

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"Almost Disney" was built with 270 gold mylar balloons attached to the floor by fishing line so they appared to float waist-high, along with projection and sound inside a hallway. Participants at the TEDxYouth@Lincoln event interact with "Almost Disney." Photo by Michael Reinmiller.

calendar icon17 Sep 2018    

Immersive art installation created for TEDx Youth Event in Lincoln

Lincoln, Neb.--Christopher Irvin, a lecturer in the School of Art, Art History & Design and Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, led the creation of an immersive art installation titled “Almost Disney” for a TEDxYouth@Lincoln event on Aug. 11 at Lincoln High School.

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