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calendar icon23 May 2018    

Carson School alum’s theatre company earns Regional Theatre Tony Award

Lincoln, Neb.--Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film alumnus Jake Denney (B.A. 2012) is the development associate for La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club in New York City, which will receive the 2018 Regional Theatre Tony Award.

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Alexander Jeffery (second from right) received the Nebraska Alumni Association's Early Achiever Award. Photo courtesy of the Nebraska Alumni Association.

calendar icon18 May 2018    

Jeffery earns Alumni Association’s Early Achiever Award

Lincoln, Neb.--Independent filmmaker Alexander Jeffery (B.A./B.F.A. 2011) was the recipient of the Nebraska Alumni Association’s Early Achiever Award in May.

Established in 2011, the Early Achiever Award honors one outstanding young graduate from each University of Nebraska–Lincoln college.

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Left to right:  Michelle Ingle, Abby Kurth, Dakota Mathew and Susan Twiehaus.

calendar icon11 May 2018    

Four Nebraska vocalists earn recognition at Hal Leonard North American Vocal Competition

Lincoln, Neb.--Four University of Nebraska–Lincoln vocalists earned recognition at the 8th annual Hal Leonard Vocal Competition, announced May 10. All four vocalists competed in the College/University Musical Theatre Division.

Abby Kurth, a junior voice major in the Glenn Korff School of Music, is a North American honorable mention. Kurth will be performing this summer at the Ohio Light Opera at the College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio.

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Candace Nelson (left) and Michaela Wadzinski have received prestigious Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Foundation internships this summer.

calendar icon03 May 2018    

Two Carson School undergrads earn Television Academy internships

Lincoln, Neb.--Two students in the film and new media program of the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film have been awarded prestigious internships this summer from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Foundation.

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Back row, left to right:  Todd Cuddy, Dave Hall, Richard Endacott, Drew Davis, Colleen Syron and Chuck O’Connor. Front row, left to right: Hye-Won Hwang, Brian Moore, Brenda Wristen, Tony Falcone and Jan Deaton. Not pictured: Rhonda Fuelberth.

calendar icon02 May 2018    

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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Virginia Smith

calendar icon24 Apr 2018    

Retirement reception for Smith is May 2

Lincoln, Neb.--A retirement reception will be held Wednesday, May 2 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. for Professor Virginia Smith of the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film. The public is invited. The reception will be held in the Theatre Lobby, first floor of the Temple Building at 12th & R streets. R.S.V.P.s requested but not required at juliana@unl.edu.

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Left to right: Karen Blessen (photo by Danny Fulgencio), A. Kevin Kaisershot, Matthew Miller and Liana K. Sandin.

calendar icon17 Apr 2018    

Hixson-Lied College Alumni Winners on campus

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Alumni Achievement Award recipients will be in classes this week, prior to the Honors Day Awards Dinner on Sunday, April 22. The dinner is by invitation only.

The Alumni Achievement Awards honor alumni from each academic area of the college who have demonstrated outstanding achievement and overall professional excellence.

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Left to right: Karen Blessen (photo by Danny Fulgencio), A. Kevin Kaisershot, Matthew Miller and Liana K. Sandin.

calendar icon13 Apr 2018    

Alumni Board awards announced

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Alumni Board has selected the recipients of this year’s Alumni Board Awards. The awards will be presented at the College’s Honors Day Dinner on Sunday, April 22. The dinner is by invitation only.

The Alumni Achievement Awards honor alumni from each academic area of the college who have demonstrated outstanding achievement and overall professional excellence.

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Travis Banks (Sam), Colton Storm (Piggy), Bradley Tejeda (Ralph), Tyler Meredith (Simon), Harrison Bryan (Jack) and Japrice Green (Eric). Photo by John Ficenec.

calendar icon12 Apr 2018    

Nebraska Repertory Theatre concludes season with William Golding's 'Lord of the Flies'

Lincoln, Neb.--The Nebraska Repertory Theatre, the state’s only regional professional theatre, associated with the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, concludes its first year-round season April 13, 2018 with William Golding’s LORD OF THE FLIES adapted for the stage by Nigel Williams.

The Nebraska Rep production is directed by Kevin Rich, music direction/percussion by Aimee Bass, fight choreography by Ian Borden, and choreography by Susan Ourada.

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Michaella Deladia. Photo by Maya Linn Pierce.

calendar icon05 Apr 2018    

Theatrix closes season with '4.48 Psychosis'

Lincoln, Neb.--Theatrix, the student-run theatre company within the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, closes its 2017-2018 season with 4.48 Psychosis, written by Sarah Kane and directed by University of Nebraska student, Candace Nelson.

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