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Photo of the playwrights and directors enacting scenes

calendar icon26 Mar 2013    

New Artists Festival closes out Theatrix season

Lincoln, Neb. – Completing the season for Theatrix, the student-operated theatre organization at the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, is the annual New Artists Festival 2013. This year NAF is comprised of three 20-minute scripts and one full-length play.

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Aja Jackson

calendar icon12 Mar 2013    

Lighting student interviews for Hemsley internship

Aja Jackson, a senior from Bellevue, Neb., loves to dance and has a passion for lighting design. With a combination of these two, Jackson decided a few years ago to double major in dance and theatre with a lighting emphasis. Jackson’s goal after graduation is to be a lighting designer for dance and/or opera.

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Savannah Kurtz

calendar icon28 Feb 2013    

JCSTF sophomore gets internship at O'Neill Theatre

Savannah Kurtz, a sophomore Theatre (Directing and Management) major in the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, has accepted a summer internship at the prestigious Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center in Waterford, Ct.

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(L-R) Kirstie Smith and Patrick Stayer

calendar icon28 Feb 2013    

Theatrix opens "Gruesome Playground Injuries"

Theatrix, the student-operated theatre organization at the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, will mount Rajiv Joseph’s "Gruesome Playground Injuries," directed by undergraduate acting major Billy Jones. Performances are March 7-9 at 7:30 p.m. and on March 10 at 2:00 p.m. in the Lab Theatre located on the 3rd floor of the Temple Building, 12th and R streets.

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"Candide (Adam Fieldson), Dr. Pangloss (Sam Hartley), Maximilian (Nolan Henkle) and Cunegonde (Kendall Reimer) — students gathered around the globe with their teacher.

calendar icon08 Feb 2013    

New libretto of "Candide" given regional premiere

The UNL School of Music and the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film present the regional premiere of Mary Zimmerman’s adaptation of "Candide," Leonard Bernstein’s 1956 operetta. Performances are February 21, 22 and 23 at 7:30 p.m. and February 24 at 3:00 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall, 11th and Q streets.

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(L-R) Billy Jones, Jessie Tidball, David Michael Fox, Lucy Myrtue and Jenny Holm star in Theatrix's Melancholy Play, which will be performed at the Region V KCACTF in January.

calendar icon14 Jan 2013    

UNL to host regional Kennedy Center theatre festival

The Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film will be hosting more than 1,500 students and faculty from more than 70 colleges and universities from around the region at the Region V Kennedy Center/American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) Jan. 20-26, 2013, in Lincoln. It’s their first time hosting the festival in about 10 years.

Region V covers North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota and Iowa. UNL will be hosting the Region V festival in both 2013 and 2014.

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(L-R) Billy Jones, Jessie Tidball, David Michael Fox, Lucy Myrtue, and Jenny Holm

calendar icon16 Nov 2012    

Theatrix closes fall semester with "Melancholy Play"

Theatrix, the student-operated theatre organization under the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, culminates it’s fall 2012 season with "Melancholy Play" by Tony Award nominated playwright Sarah Ruhl.

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L-R) Devon Schovanec as Peter Stockman and Nate Ruleaux as Dr. Thomas Stockman.

calendar icon26 Oct 2012    

Matters of civil discourse flow in "Paragon Springs"

University Theatre, the academic production program of the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, continues its 2012-2013 season with the timely play "Paragon Springs" by Steven Dietz. Performances are Nov. 8-9 and 14-16 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 11 and 18 at 2:00 p.m. in the Studio Theatre, first floor Temple Building, 12th & R streets.

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