Charlie Fink

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XR consultant Fink to speak at IGNITE April 2

Lincoln, Neb.--XR consultant, author and columnist Charlie Fink will speak at the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts’ IGNITE colloquium on Friday, April 2.

IGNITE begins at 12:30 p.m. CT via Zoom. It is a colloquium for all Carson Center students, which involves guest lectures, workshops and seminars around creative and professional development. The event is free and open to the public and accessible at https://go.unl.edu/ignitespring

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The Nebraska Rep presents virtual streaming performances of the St. Louis Black Rep's production of "Home" April 7-11.

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Nebraska Rep presents livestream of 'Home'

Lincoln, Neb.--Nebraska Repertory Theatre, in collaboration with the St. Louis Black Repertory Company, presents Samm-Art Williams’ critically acclaimed play “Home.” “Home” is produced by the Black Rep and directed by its founder and producing director Ron Himes.

Performances are virtual and will stream April 7-10 at 7:30 p.m. with a matinee performance on April 11 at 2 p.m.  Tickets are free but must be reserved at http://nebraskarep.org.

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The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts has selected 18 undergraduate students to be Hixson-Lied College Student Ambassadors for 2021-2022.

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2021-2022 Student Ambassadors announced

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts has selected 18 undergraduate students to be Hixson-Lied College Student Ambassadors for 2021-2022.

The Student Ambassador program, under the direction of Director of Recruitment Alfonzo Cooper, Jr., consists of outstanding undergraduate students who promote pride and develop awareness of the Hixson-Lied College and its academic programs.

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Carson Center students launch confetti from the stairs of the new facility during the Nov. 17 grand opening celebration. Photo by Justin Mohling.

calendar icon19 Mar 2021    

Carson Center dedication events win CASE award

Lincoln, Neb.--The Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts multi-day dedication events in November 2019 received a CASE District VI Gold Award.

CASE is the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. Each year their awards recognize the best practices in advancement. 

The Carson Center Dedication won in the Special Events-Multi-Day category. The event was organized by the University of Nebraska Foundation, Chancellor’s Office, Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts and Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts.

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LaJuné McMillian

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Creative technologist McMillian to speak at IGNITE March 12

Lincoln, Neb.--New media artist and creative technologist LaJuné McMillian will speak at the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts’ IGNITE colloquium on Friday, March 12.

IGNITE begins at 12:30 p.m. CT via Zoom. It is a colloquium for all Carson Center students, which involves guest lectures, workshops and seminars around creative and professional development. The event is free and open to the public and accessible at https://go.unl.edu/ignitespring.

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Casting director Sylvia Gregory, C.S.A., visits with students and faculty virtually in the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film on Feb. 26 as part of the new Professional Development Series.

calendar icon03 Mar 2021    By Kathe C. Andersen

Carson School launches Professional Development Series for performers

Lincoln, Neb.--The Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film has launched a Professional Development Series to bring guest artists in monthly who focus on professional development for performance students.

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Robert Twomey

calendar icon26 Feb 2021    By Kathe C. Andersen

Carson Center’s Twomey receives NSF grant for Augmented Reality research

Lincoln, Neb.—Robert Twomey, assistant professor of emerging media arts at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts, has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant as co-principal investigator on a $750,000 project titled “An Embodied, Augmented Reality Coding Platform for Pair Programming.”

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The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts is among the sponsors for Black History Month Celebration: Trivia Night on Feb. 26.

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Black History Month Celebration Trivia Night Feb. 26

Lincoln, Neb.--Celebrate Black History Month with fun trivia questions and poetry performances at Trivia Night on Friday, Feb. 26 at 4 p.m. via Zoom.

Winners and lucky participants may win various prizes, and the top winner will receive a $40 gift card. (Please note: While the event is open to all UNL students, faculty, staff and alumni, only students are eligible for the prizes.)

Two Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film theatre performance students will be participating in the poetry performances, Brannon Evans and Hannah Mason.

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The Nebraska Repertory Theatre's spring season concludes with "Dracula: Mina's Quest" May 6-9.

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Nebraska Repertory Theatre announces changes to Spring 2021 season

Lincoln, Neb.--Nebraska Repertory Theatre has announced its Spring 2021 Season. Like many other performing arts organizations, Nebraska Rep has made adjustments to their performance season in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Meghan Ross, the head of creator success at Seed&Spark and a writer, producer, director, comedian and activist, will present an artist  talk at IGNITE via Zoom on Feb. 19. Photo by Bonica Ayala.

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Carson Center, Carson School partner with Seed&Spark Crowdfunding

Lincoln, Neb.—The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts and Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film have a new partnership with Seed&Spark, a crowdfunding platform that delivers education, tools and resources that create access for all storytellers to get their work made and seen.

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