Mary Zimmerman joins us for a presentation and Q&A about her work on Nov. 14 at 3:30 p.m. at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center.

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Conversations with Mary Zimmerman Nov. 14

Lincoln, Neb.--The Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film and the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center presents “Conversations with Mary Zimmerman” on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 3:30 p.m. at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center at 13th and R streets.

Zimmerman joins us for a presentation and Q&A about her work. The event is free and open to the public. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Back row, left to right: Emiliee Munoz, Jaiden Lindsey and Tatianna Nicholle Davis. Front row, left to right: Nikki Wang and Maria Smal.

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Theatrix presents 'Five Women Wearing the Same Dress'

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 2019-2020 season with Five Women Wearing the Same Dress, written by Alan Ball and directed by University of Nebraska student, Hilda Esther Rey.

Performances are November 21-23 at 7:30 PM, and November 24 at 2:00 PM. All performances take place in the Lab Theatre in the Temple Building at 12th and R Streets.

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The dedication of the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts will take place on Nov. 17 at 1 p.m. Photo by Craig Chandler, University Communication.

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Carson Center dedication events begin Nov. 15

Lincoln, Neb.--Experts say the U.S. economy is being rapidly reshaped by emerging media technologies, with entire industries being “vaporized” and turned into software. This new economy is fundamentally changing the way companies go to market, influence their customers and engage their audiences. 

These changes demand a workforce that is both technologically adept and imaginative. 

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The Nebraska Repertory Theatre presents "The Glass Menagerie" Nov. 6-17 in the Temple Building.

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Nebraska Repertory Theatre presents 'The Glass Menagerie'

Lincoln, Neb.--The Nebraska Repertory Theatre presents Tennessee Williams’ timeless memory play, “The Glass Menagerie,” directed by the Rep’s Artistic Director Andy Park.

Performances are Nov. 6-17 in the Temple Building at 12th and R streets. For tickets and showtimes, visit http://www.nebraskarep.org.

The play follows the fragile Wingfield family:  Tom, an aspiring poet; his painfully shy sister Laura; and their mother Amanda, a faded Southern belle.

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Applications for the Nebraska Young Artist Awards are due Dec. 6.

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Hixson-Lied College seeks applications for Nebraska Young Artist Awards

Lincoln, Neb.—The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts is seeking applications for the 23rd 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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Jesse Fleming’s “Jane the Baptist” (Installation View, 2017) at Five Car Garage gallery in Los Angeles. Photo by Aaron Maclachian.

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Carson Center’s Fleming has work selected for Cedars-Sinai permanent collection

Lincoln, Neb.—Jesse Fleming, assistant professor of emerging media arts in the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts at Nebraska, had his video work, titled “Jane the Baptist,” acquired by the permanent collection of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

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Pictured: (standing) John Burkhart, (seated left to right) Daniel Darter, Brett Gaffney, Arin Turnage, Claire McClannan. Courtesy photo.

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Theatrix opens season with 'Smokefall'

Lincoln, Neb.--Theatrix, the student-run theatre company within the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, begins its 2019-2020 season with Smokefall, written by Noah Haidle and directed by University of Nebraska student, Ethan Greenlee.

Performances are Oct. 17-19 at 7:30 p.m., and Oct. 20 at 2 p.m. All performances take place in the Lab Theatre in the Temple Building at 12th and R streets.

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Colin Sphar as the Elvis impersonator, Casey. Photo by Justin Mohling, Graphics by Lindsey Young.

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Nebraska Repertory Theatre begins season with 'The Legend of Georgia McBride'

Lincoln, Neb.--The Nebraska Repertory Theatre, Nebraska’s Actors’ Equity Association professional regional theatre, opens its 2019-2020 season with "The Legend of Georgia McBride" by Matthew Lopez.

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Independent filmmakers Alexander Jeffery (left) and Paul Petersen will present at the next Carson Center IGNITE colloquium on Sept. 20.

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Filmmakers Jeffery, Petersen present next IGNITE lecture Sept. 20

Lincoln, Neb.--Independent filmmakers Alexander Jeffery and Paul Petersen will present at the next IGNITE colloquium on Friday, Sept. 20 at 12:30 p.m. in the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts Rm. 101. The event is free and open to the public.

IGNITE is a weekly colloquium for all Carson Center students, which will involve guest lectures, workshops and seminars around creative and professional development. The Center is located at 1300 Q St.

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The Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts is hosting a Student Filmmaker Festival to show works from our students, past and present, during the Lincoln Arts Festival on Sept. 21-22.

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Carson Center to host film festival Sept. 21-22

Lincoln, Neb.--The Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts is one of the sponsors of this year's Lincoln Arts Festival this weekend, so it's the perfect opportunity to shine a light on our outstanding students, past and present, with a student filmmaker festival!

See the incredible work of Michaela Wadzinski, Adam Vincent Turner, Alexander Jeffery, Elizabeth Baquet, Mattie McIntosh, Victor Collazo Vargas, Natalia Hernandez, Luke Spinner Tidball, Connor Huggett, and many more.

STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL

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