19 Apr 2022
Lincoln, Neb.--Trent Claus, an award-winning visual effects supervisor with Lola VFX will be featured at IGNITE on Friday, April 22 at 12:30 p.m. at the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts. The event is free and open to the public.
The event is also accessible via Zoom at https://go.unl.edu/ignite.
29 Mar 2022
Lincoln, Neb.--Members of Meow Wolf, an arts and entertainment company that creates large-scale, immersive art installations, will be guest artists in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts April 1-3.
Meow Wolf’s Lead Experience Designer Laika Young O’Brien and Experience Designer Max Neutra will give a public presentation at IGNITE on Friday, April 1 from 12:30-1:50 p.m. in the Carson Center, which is located at 13th and Q sts. IGNITE is free and open to the public.
24 Mar 2022
Lincoln, Neb.--Theatrix, the student-run theatre company in the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, presents “Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons” by Sam Steiner and directed by Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film senior Hannah Mason.
24 Feb 2022 By Julie Kundhi, Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor
Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has named its finalists for the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts dean position.
Selected through a national search, the candidates will visit campus between Feb. 28 and March 10.
Candidates will participate in multiple-day interviews with a variety of college stakeholders. Public presentations, each at 3:30 p.m. in the Lied Center for Performing Arts’ Steinhart Room, will be offered in-person and via Zoom.
The finalists, listed by public presentation date, are:
22 Feb 2022
Lincoln, Neb.--The Nebraska Repertory Theatre presents “The Way to the Way” Feb. 23-March 6.
Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23-26 and March 2-5 and at 2 p.m. on Feb. 27 and March 6 in Howell Theatre, located on the first floor of the Temple Building at 12th and R streets. For ticket information, visit https://nebraskarep.org.
11 Feb 2022
Lincoln, Neb.--Theatrix, the student-run theatre company in the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, presents “Based on a Totally True Story” by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and directed by Philip Crawford.
Performances are Feb. 28-March 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Lab Theatre, which is located on the third floor of the Temple Building. Tickets are $7 general admission and $5 students and are available at https://unltheatretickets.universitytickets.com/ or cash only at the door.
03 Feb 2022
Lincoln, Neb.--Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film alumna Karen Richards (B.A. 2019) is the first recipient of The Rebecca Luker Theatrical Partnership. The initiative, from Clear Space Theatre Company in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, and stage manager James FitzSimmons, helps widen audience outreach to underserved communities.
The partnership’s work with Richards will revolve around Clear Space’s upcoming production of Jeff Talbott’s “The Submission,” directed by and starring Richards.
20 Jan 2022
Lincoln, Neb.--The Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts and its founding director Megan Elliott are featured in a new promotional video by HP.
The film shows how the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is building a world-class emerging media arts program with world-class technology from HP to push the boundaries for the next generation of storytelling.
"If you want blue-sky thinking, you need blue skies. And if you want to experiment, you need space, and we've got plenty of that," Elliott says in the two-minute video.