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Clockwise from upper left: Tom Barker, Susan Bonds, Norman Hollyn, Brian LaDuca, Erica Larsen-Dockray, Robert Tercek, Roy Taylor, Sean Stewart, Jeff Nicholas and Kyle Murphy.

calendar icon03 May 2017    

Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts to host Carson Conversations Forum on emerging media trends

Lincoln, Neb.—The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts will be hosting a Carson Conversations Forum:  Emerging Media Trends on Saturday, May 20 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Temple Building. The Temple Building is located at 12th and R sts on the UNL city campus.

Please note:  We are sorry, but free registration for the event is now closed as we are at capacity for the venue. Thank you for your interest!

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Janice Stauffer

calendar icon01 May 2017    

Stauffer retirement celebration May 4

Lincoln, Neb.--The Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film is hosting a retirement celebration for Associate Professor of Theatre Janice Stauffer on Thursday, May 4 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the Temple Building Lobby.

If you're interested in attending, please R.S.V.P. to Julie Hagemeier at juliana@unl.edu by May 1.

Stauffer has been the resident costume designer and a theatre faculty member in the Johnny Carson School since 1979.

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Film and New Media Senior Ben Hartzell (in VR goggles on left) shows the progress of his team's final project in class on April 10. Photo by Michael Reinmiller.

calendar icon17 Apr 2017    By Kathe C. Andersen

New Virtual Reality class to hold open demos on campus during Dead Week

Lincoln, Neb.—University of Nebraska–Lincoln students from the film and new program of the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film teamed up with computer science students from the Department of Computer Science & Engineering in a new class this spring titled Projects in Virtual Reality (VR) team taught by Associate Professor of Film Steve Kolbe and Assistant Professor of Practice in Computer Science Christopher Bourke.

Over the semester, 19 computer science and film and new media students in five groups built applications and environments in Virtual Reality.

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Left to right:   Jackson Belva, Clayton Shellgren and Ciara Hergott. Photo by Doug Smith.

calendar icon30 Mar 2017    

University Theatre closes season with 'A Bright New Boise'

Lincoln, Neb.--Theatre at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln completes its spring semester season with A BRIGHT NEW BOISE by Samuel D. Hunter. A BRIGHT NEW BOISE, directed by Chadwick Taylor in partial fulfillment of his Master of Fine Arts degree in Directing for Stage and Screen, tackles the prickly issues of faith, forgiveness and second chances. Performances are April 13 - 15 and 19 - 22 at 7:30 p.m. and April 23 at 2 p.m. in Howell Theatre, first floor, Temple Building, 12th & R streets.
 

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Theatrix presents 'Lungs' April 5-9 in the Lab Theatre.

calendar icon28 Mar 2017    

UNL's Theatrix closes season with 'Lungs'

Lincoln, Neb.--Theatrix, the student-run theatre company within the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will close its 2016-2017 season with Lungs, written by Duncan Macmillan and directed by Trey Martinez.

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Megan Elliott

calendar icon24 Mar 2017    

Meet Carson Center Director Elliott at open house event March 29

Lincoln, Neb.--An open house has been scheduled for Wednesday, March 29 from 4-6 p.m. at the Lied Commons, 12th and R sts., for members of the university community and Lincoln community to meet new Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts Director Megan Elliott. The open house is free and open to the public.

The event is hosted by the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts and the Office of Research & Economic Development. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

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Alumni Board winners (clockwise from upper left): Lawrence McFarland, Dr. Lance Nielsen, Patricia Raun, Desiree Bartels, MarySue Harris and the Rev. Stephen Griffith.

calendar icon22 Mar 2017    

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 Saturday, 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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The Ross will present a free screening of "1984" on April 4.

calendar icon17 Mar 2017    

'1984' with panel discussion showing at the Ross April 4

Lincoln, Neb.--On April 4, 2017, almost 140 art house movie theatres—including The Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center—across the country in 124 cities and in 41 states, plus four locations in Canada, will be participating collectively in a NATIONAL EVENT DAY screening of the 80's movie 1984 in support of the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
 

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Fifty-three students from across Nebraska were selected for the 2017 Nebraska Young Artist Awards.

calendar icon15 Mar 2017    

2017 Nebraska Young Artist Award winners announced

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts has announced the winners of the 20th annual Nebraska Young Artist Awards.

The Nebraska Young Artist Awards annually recognize 11th grade students from Nebraska who are gifted and talented in the areas of visual art, dance, music, theatre, and film and new media. These students exemplify the pinnacles of creativity in one of the fine and performing arts.

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The Women’s Week Staged Reading Festival has performances March 15-17 in the Lab Theatre.

calendar icon07 Mar 2017    

Theatrix celebrates Women's Week with Staged Reading Festival

Lincoln, Neb.--Theatrix, the student-run theatre company within the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, continues its 2017 Spring season with the Women’s Week Staged Reading Festival, an event that presents plays performed, directed, and written by published and student female theatre artists.
 

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