Emily Schmidt plays the headstrong “Sarah” and Trey Martinez plays her love interest, a perceptive “James.”

calendar icon01 Oct 2014    

Theatrix kicks off season with 'Time Stands Still'

Lincoln, Neb.--Theatrix, a student-run theatre company within the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, will kick off its 2014-2015 season with the play Time Stands Still by Donald Margulies. Emma Gruhl, an undergraduate Theatre Directing and Management major, will direct. Performances are October 22, 23, and 24 at 7:30 p.m. and October 26 at 2:00 p.m. in the Lab Theatre, third floor of the Temple Building at 12th & R Streets. There will be no performance on Saturday, October 25 due to a home football game. Tickets are a flat rate of $6.

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Dennis Parrish

calendar icon10 Sep 2014    

Property Master Dennis Parrish to visit Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film

Lincoln, Neb.--Hollywood Property Master Dennis Parrish will be visiting the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film on Friday, Sept. 26. He will present an open forum for faculty, students and staff from 1:30-3 p.m. in the Temple Building Rms. 204-205.

Parrish is one of the most prolific property masters in the film industry over the past 50 years. He has 65 feature films to his credit since 1962.

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Richard Endacott (left ) and Steve Kolbe (right)

calendar icon25 Aug 2014    

Two UNL Carson School Faculty receive Silver Screen Award

UNL Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film Associate Professor of Film Rick Endacott and Assistant Professor of Film Steve Kolbe's instructional video "StageCraft: Building Flats and Platforms" has won a Silver Screen Award from the U.S. International Film and Video Festival.

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calendar icon25 Jun 2014    

Nebraska Repertory Theatre Opens 47th Season

The Nebraska Repertory Theatre, the professional theatre of the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, opens its 47th season, July 10, 2014 with the Christopher Durang comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. It plays in rotation with Annie Baker’s Circle Mirror Transformation (opening July 17) and Paul Slade Smith’s Unnecessary Farce (opening July 23).

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 The Educational Theatre Association will present a Standing Ovation Award to UNL this week at the International Thespian Festival on June 28.

calendar icon24 Jun 2014    

UNL to receive award from the Educational Theatre Association

UNL has earned a Standing Ovation Award from the Educational Theatre Association.

The award will be presented to Paul Steger, director of the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, June 28 during the International Thespian Festival's Saturday showcase.

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Connor Huggett Ethan Seagren

calendar icon24 Jun 2014    

Two Carson School students receive television academy internships

Two students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film have received prestigious internships this summer from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Foundation.

Ethan Seagren, of Elkhorn, Neb., will be working at Stargate Studios in Pasadena, Calif., in visual effects. Seagren graduated in May.

Stargate is a production company offering visual effects and production services to the film and television industry. Their credits include “The Walking Dead,” “Heroes,” “Mob City,” “Pan Am” and “24.”

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Virginia Smith

calendar icon10 Jun 2014    

NRT’s Virginia Smith Announces Final Season as Artistic Director

Nebraska Repertory Theatre (NRT) Artistic Director, Virginia Smith, has announced that after a decade of service to NRT, 2014 will be her last season as Artistic Director. Smith said, “I have often said that my role at NRT is the best job in Nebraska for a theatre artist. With ten years at the helm of the Rep, I feel I’ve accomplished my goals and it’s time to move on to new challenges.”

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calendar icon07 May 2014    

Stuntwoman Jessie Graff Returns to UNL for masterclass

Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film Alumnus and Professional Stuntwoman Jessie Graff will return to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln on Friday, May 9 for a masterclass.

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Photo of scene frA scene from "IN THE NEXT ROOM, or the vibrator play." Performances begin  April 17 at 7:30 PM in  the Howell Theatre

calendar icon07 Apr 2014    

UNL’s University Theatre Concludes Season With "IN THE NEXT ROOM, or the vibrator play"

University Theatre, the academic production program of the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts,

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 Tom Larson, winner of the mayor's 2014 Artistic Achievement Award.

calendar icon17 Mar 2014    

Several from Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts win Mayor's Arts Awards

Several people from UNL were among the winners of the 2014 Mayor's Arts Awards announced March 12 by Mayor Chris Beutler and the Lincoln Arts Council. The awards formally recognize artistic contributions and achievements in the Lincoln area and will be presented the evening of May 28 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. More information is available at http://artscene.org

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