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The Nebraska Repertory Theatre creates a new holiday tradition with "The Holiday Cabaret" Dec. 13-17 in Studio Theatre.

calendar icon21 Nov 2017    

Nebraska Rep begins new holiday tradition with 'The Holiday Cabaret'

Lincoln, Neb.--The Nebraska Repertory Theatre begins a new holiday tradition this December with “The Holiday Cabaret.” Enjoy holiday standards performed by past Rep performers, emerging artists and our special guests and Chicago’s premiere, sweet-singing female trio, The Lakeshore Dolls.

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calendar icon17 Nov 2017    

Theatrix continues its season with 'Stupid F##king Bird'

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 2017-2018 season with Stupid F##king Bird, written by Aaron Posner and directed by University of Nebraska–Lincoln student Paul Schack.

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Christy Banks

calendar icon26 Oct 2017    

Clarinetist Banks returns for Masters Week

Christy Banks (B.M. 1996; D.M.A. 2005), assistant chair and associate professor of music and coordinator of woodwinds at Millersville University of Pennsylvania, is this year’s Masters Week candidate from the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts.

“I am thrilled,” Banks said. “This is such an honor.”

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The Nebraska Repertory Theatre presents "The Serpent" Nov. 3-19. Photo by John Ficenec.

calendar icon20 Oct 2017    

Nebraska Repertory Theatre presents 'The Serpent'

Lincoln, Neb.--The Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film with the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts announces the second production of the 2017-2018 Nebraska Repertory Theatre season. The state’s only regional professional theatre opens The Serpent by Jean-Claude van Itallie directed by Wesley Broulik with movement direction by guest artist Morgan Barbour beginning November 3.

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Theatrix presents "Nebraska: Nice" Oct. 26-29 in the Lab Theatre.

calendar icon19 Oct 2017    

Theatrix opens season with 'Nebraska: Nice'

Lincoln, Neb.--Theatrix, the student-run theatre company within the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will open its 2017-2018 season with Nebraska: Nice, written and directed by Carson School students Hunter Mruz and Lindsey Parodi.
 
Performances are 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26-28, and 2 p.m. on Oct. 29. All performances take place in the Lab Theatre in the Temple Building at 12th and R Streets. Nebraska: Nice contains mature language and themes that may not be suitable for all audiences.
 

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Josh Ellis

calendar icon13 Oct 2017    

Carson Center to co-host Google Cloud conversation

Lincoln, Neb.—Megan Elliott, Director of the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts and Brendan Harkin, founder and director of X-Media Lab, are hosting a Nebraska Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Data-Driven Innovation Meetup featuring Josh Ellis, customer engineer for Google Cloud Platform.

The meetup is Monday, Nov. 6 from 5-7 p.m. at Fuse Coworking Space, 151 N 8th St., 5th floor, in Lincoln. The event is free and open to the public.

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calendar icon11 Oct 2017    

Applications sought for Nebraska Young Artist Awards

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts is seeking applications for the 21st annual Nebraska Young Artist Awards.

The awards annually recognize 11th-grade students from Nebraska who are talented in 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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Brad Flick (second from left) with the other members of the creative team pose with Naoto Ohshima (front), Sonic's original creator. Brad Flick on release day for Sonic Mania.

calendar icon27 Sep 2017    By Kathe C. Andersen

Carson School alumnus Flick is level designer for Sonic Mania videogame

Lincoln, Neb.--Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film Alumnus Brad Flick (B.F.A. 2010) worked on the creative team as a level designer for the new Sonic Mania video game released in August by SEGA.

Christian Whitehead, Headcannon and PagodaWest Games, who were all chosen for their work in the Sonic community, developed the game in collaboration with SEGA of America. Sonic Mania celebrates the series’ 25th anniversary and features the best of Classic Sonic, while pushing the envelope forward with 60 frames-per-second gameplay and pixel-perfect physics.

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Teresa Ganzel with Johnny Carson in a Tea Time Movies with Art Fern sketch on "The Tonight Show." Courtesy photo. Teresa Ganzel

calendar icon21 Sep 2017    By Kathe C. Andersen

'Tea Time Movie' skit actress Teresa Ganzel is next Carson Lecturer

Lincoln, Neb.— Teresa Ganzel, a comedic actress and recurring cast member of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson who starred as the Tea Time Lady and other characters in many other popular skits on the show, will present the next Carson Lecture on Friday, Oct. 6 at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film.

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The Alloy Orchestra returns to The Ross with two performances on Saturday, Sept. 30. Photo courtesy of Rogovin.com.

calendar icon20 Sep 2017    

World-renowned Alloy Orchestra returns to the Ross

Lincoln, Neb.--The world-renowned Alloy Orchestra returns to The Ross on Saturday, Sept. 30 for two performances, providing live, original accompaniment for the silent films "The Lost World" (1925) at 3 p.m. and "A Page of Madness" (1926) at 7 p.m.

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