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UNL's production of "Candide" took first place in its division in the National Opera Association's Competition. Photo by Doug Smith.

calendar icon22 Nov 2013    

UNL's 'Candide' wins 1st place in division in National Opera Association Competition

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music and Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film’s collaborative, large-scale musical production, “Candide” was awarded first prize in Division IV of the 2012-2013 Opera Production Competition sponsored by the National Opera Association (NOA).

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'Digs' Opening Night at the Mary Riempa Ross Media Arts Center Photo inside the 'Digs' Premiere Party

calendar icon18 Nov 2013    

'Digs' Opening Night

The red carpet was rolled out for the premiere of the Johnny Carson film series second short film "Digs" at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center. Students, educators, actors and production staff were on hand after the showing for an intimate Q&A with audience members. The series is the only one of its kind in the nation, providing students the opportunity to work with film professionals.

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Cast of MIDDLETOWN MIDDLETOWN, presented by UNL's Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film

calendar icon14 Nov 2013    

UNL’s University Theatre Continues 2013-2014 Season With Will Eno’s MIDDLETOWN

UNL University Theatre, Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film’s academic year main stage production program, continues its 2013-2014 season with MIDDLETOWN by Will Eno. Graduate student Joshua Waterstone directs this production in partial fulfillment for a Master of Fine Arts degree in Directing for Stage and Screen.  Performances are November 14, 15 and 20, 21, 22, 23 at 7:30 p.m. and November 17 and 24 at 2:00 p.m. in Howell Theatre, first floor of the Temple Building at 12th & R Streets.

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Temple of Terror

calendar icon21 Oct 2013    

Johnny Carson School's Nebraska Masquers to open Haunted House

Nebraska Masquers, a Recognized Student Organization within the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, will open their annual haunted house, Temple of Terror, on October 28th.  UNL’s Temple Building, located at 12th and R streets, will open its doors to all who dare to enter October 28th – 30th, 7pm – 1am. The main entrance will be located on 12th street, directly across from the Lied Center.

 Individual tickets for Temple of Terror are $5. Group tickets for groups of 5 or more are $3.  All tickets will be sold at the door.

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Theatrix - No Exit

calendar icon11 Oct 2013    

Johnny Carson School’s Theatrix To Open Season with No Exit

The Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film’s student run theatre company, Theatrix will open its 2013 – 2014 season with No Exit by Jean-Paul Sartre, October 24 – 27. Performances on October 24th and 25th begin at 7:30pm, and performances on October 26th and 27th begin at 2:00pm.

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Ryan Rabstejnek as King Ethelred, Maggie Austin as Ymma and Bren Hill as Silence. Photo by Doug Smith.

calendar icon25 Sep 2013    

UNL Theatre opens season with 'Silence'

UNL University Theatre, the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film’s academic year main stage production program, opens its 2013-2014 season with "Silence" by Moira Buffini. Graduate student Dennis Henry directs this production in partial fulfillment for a Master of Fine Arts degree in Directing for Stage and Screen.

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Wil Shriner

calendar icon09 Aug 2013    

Shriner to present Carson Lecture Sept. 13

Comedian, Actor and Director Wil Shriner, who has worked more than 20 years both in front of and behind the cameras, will be the next Carson Lecturer on Friday, Sept. 13.

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calendar icon26 Jul 2013    

College presented coproduction of "Candide"

Once every four years, the School of Music and the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film collaborate on a large-scale musical production sponsored by the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts. February 2013, we presented the regional premiere of Mary Zimmerman’s adaptation of “Candide,” Leonard Bernstein’s 1956 operetta.

“It was a feast for the eyes, the ears and the heart,” said Alisa Belflower, who directed the production.

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Cory Soukup

calendar icon24 Jul 2013    

Senior receives Television Academy internship

Cory Soukup, a film and new media senior in the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, is the recipient of a prestigious internship from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Foundation.

Associate Professor of Film Sharon Teo-Gooding is thrilled that the Carson School has two students this summer who received these prestigious internships.

“To have two in one summer, when we only have 40 majors? That’s incredible,” she said. “I’m so excited.”

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Desiree Bartels

calendar icon19 Jul 2013    

Carson School Freshman receives GE-Reagan Scholarship

Incoming Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film Freshman Desiree Bartels of Tobias, Neb., is one of 20 recipients nationwide of a GE-Ronald Reagan Foundation Scholarship.

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