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Students from the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film rehearse a final production of “Romeo and Juliet” at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London.

calendar icon08 Sep 2017    

Carson School presents work created at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London this summer

Lincoln, Neb.--Get a behind-the-scenes look at the work created by Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film students at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London this summer when they present "Journeys End in Lovers Meeting:  JCSTF at Shakespeare's Globe."

The event is Saturday, Sept. 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the Studio Theatre, which is located on the first floor of the Temple Building at 12th and R sts. Free admission, but seating is limited. Doors will open at 7 p.m.

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Twenty-five leaders and innovators in new media have joined the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts's initial advisory board.

calendar icon23 Aug 2017    

Carson Center taps arts, entertainment leaders for input, strategy

Lincoln, Neb.--Twenty-five international leaders and innovators in new media will offer their advice and expertise to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's new Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts.

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calendar icon24 Jul 2017    

Nebraska Rep, Lied Center announce production change for March 2018

Lincoln, Neb.--The Nebraska Repertory Theatre and the Lied Center for Performing Arts announce a change in production for their March, 2018 joint venture.
 
The new production is AVENUE Q by Jeff Whitley, music & lyrics by Robert Lopez & Jeff Marx. Dates of production remain the same: March 2 - March 16, 2018, at the Lied Center’s Johnny Carson Theater.
 

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Students from the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film rehearse a final production of “Romeo and Juliet” at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London. Courtesy photo.

calendar icon20 Jul 2017    

Carson School students study abroad at Globe Theatre in England

Lincoln, Neb.--Sixteen students from the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film and one student from the College of Journalism and Mass Communications studied internationally this summer at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London, England, thanks in part to support from the Hixson-Lied Endowment.

Assistant Professor of Practice Wesley Broulik, who accompanied the students to London, said the experience was life-changing for the students.

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The Nebraska Repertory Theatre has announced its new season. Andy Park, Artistic Director

calendar icon20 Jul 2017    

Nebraska Repertory Theatre announces its 2017-2018 season

Lincoln, Neb.--The Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film with the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts announces the relaunch of the Nebraska Repertory Theatre. The state’s only regional professional theatre will offer a five-production season beginning September 30, 2017.

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calendar icon18 Jul 2017    By Steve Smith, University Communications

Fiske Guide tabs Nebraska as 'Best Buy' university

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has been designated a "Best Buy" in the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018.

Nebraska is one of just 20 public colleges and universities to receive the designation, which is earned through academic quality and affordability. Eighteen private institutions were also named to this year's list.

The Fiske Guide, founded in 1982 by Edward Fiske, a former New York Times education editor, is a highly respected, comprehensive guide to more than 300 colleges and universities.

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Jeff Nicholas, the Director of VR Creative+Production at Live Nation, presents at the Carson Conversations Forum on May 20.

calendar icon24 May 2017    

Re-thinking higher education the focus of Carson Conversations Forum

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts hosted a Carson Conversations Forum:  Emerging Media Trends on Saturday, May 20 in the Temple Building.

Twelve emerging media experts each gave a presentation on a number of topics about emerging media and re-thinking higher education as the University of Nebraska–Lincoln begins building the curriculum for the Carson Center.

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The feature film "Laurence" will be available on iTunes starting May 21.

calendar icon19 May 2017    

Feature film 'Laurence' to be released on iTunes May 21

Lincoln, Neb.--The feature film "Laurence,” the acclaimed supernatural mystery-thriller created by film faculty in the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, will be available on iTunes starting May 21.

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Left to right:  Dean Chuck O'Connor, Aaron Sutherlen, Karen Kunc, Matthew Sontheimer, Philip Sapirstein, Michael Cotton, Michael Hoff, Margaret Bohls and Andrea Maack. Photo by Greg Nathan.

calendar icon10 May 2017    

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 April 22.

These awards are made possible by the Hixson-Lied Endowment. The following awards were presented:

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Clockwise from upper left: Tom Barker, Susan Bonds, Norman Hollyn, Brian LaDuca, Erica Larsen-Dockray, Robert Tercek, Roy Taylor, Sean Stewart, Jeff Nicholas and Kyle Murphy.

calendar icon03 May 2017    

Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts to host Carson Conversations Forum on emerging media trends

Lincoln, Neb.—The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts will be hosting a Carson Conversations Forum:  Emerging Media Trends on Saturday, May 20 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Temple Building. The Temple Building is located at 12th and R sts on the UNL city campus.

Please note:  We are sorry, but free registration for the event is now closed as we are at capacity for the venue. Thank you for your interest!

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