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Theatrix presents "After Orlando" on Dec. 8 in the Lab Theatre.

calendar icon30 Nov 2016    

Theatrix presents 'After Orlando' Dec. 8

Lincoln, Neb.--Theatrix, the student-run theatre company within the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, in association with Missing Bolts Productions Inc. and NoPassport Theatre Alliance and Press, is pleased to present a staged reading of "After Orlando," an evening of short plays in response to the shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida.
 

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Emily Blythe as Hamlet. Photo by Doug Smith.

calendar icon26 Nov 2016    

UNL Theatre continues with new adaptation of 'Hamlet'

Lincoln, Neb.--UNL Theatre, the main stage production program at The Johnny Carson School of Theatre & Film at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, continues its 2016-2017 season with a new adaptation of William Shakespeare’s HAMLET. HAMLET is adapted by Wesley Broulik.

 

Performances are Nov. 17, 18 & 30 and Dec. 1, 2, 3 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees, Nov. 20 & Dec. 4 at 2 p.m. in the Temple Building’s Howell Theatre, first floor.

 

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Applications are due Dec. 9 for the Nebraska Young Artist Awards.

calendar icon25 Nov 2016    

Applications are due Dec. 9 for Nebraska Young Artist Awards

Lincoln, Neb.—The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts is seeking applications for 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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Julie Uribe (arms outstretched) stars in "Exit Don Juan" for University Theatre. Julie Uribe

calendar icon07 Nov 2016    By Kathe Andersen

Carson School's Uribe returns for Alumni Masters Week

Lincoln, Neb.--Julie Uribe (B.F.A. 1984), a television producer with more than 25 years of experience in Hollywood, has been selected to participate in the Alumni Masters Week, a program sponsored by the Nebraska Alumni Association, Scarlet Guard and the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Chancellor’s Office.

“This is exciting for me,” Uribe said.

She said the recognition was a nice “welcome home,” as earlier this year she and her husband moved back to Lincoln to be closer to her aging parents.

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Theatrix presents "Alice in Wonderland" Nov. 10-13. Jorden Charley-Whatley directs Theatrix's "Alice in Wonderland."

calendar icon27 Oct 2016    By Kathe Andersen

Theatrix presents ‘Alice vs. Wonderland’ Nov. 10-13

Lincoln, Neb.--Theatrix, the student-producing theatre organization of the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, presents Brendan Shea’s “Alice vs. Wonderland.”

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Assistant Professor of Theatre J.D. Madsen adjusts a 3-D design to prepare for printing on the new Formlabs 3-D printer (left). Photo by Michael Reinmiller.

calendar icon26 Oct 2016    By Kathe Andersen

Carson School purchases 3-D printer for designers

Lincoln, Neb.--With support from the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts, the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film has purchased a Formlabs Form 2 desktop 3-D printer for theatre design.

 

Assistant Professor of Theatre J.D. Madsen said it’s a stereolithographic, resin-based printer, which creates a higher degree of detail than an extrusion-based or PLC printer.

 

“It goes down as fine as 0.01 microns, which is basically a human hair thick,” he said.

 

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(Left) Community guest artist Cecilia Burkhart as Gertie and (right) Abbie Austin as Claire in "Fuddy Meers." Photo by Doug Smith.

calendar icon10 Oct 2016    

UNL Theatre opens season with 'Fuddy Meers'

Lincoln, Neb.--UNL Theatre, the main stage production program at The Johnny Carson School of Theatre & Film at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, opens its 2016-2017 season with David Lindsay-Abaire’s dark comedy FUDDY MEERS.

Performances are Oct. 6-8 and 11-15 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 16 at 2 p.m. in the Temple Building’s Studio Theatre, first floor.

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Karen Richards

calendar icon04 Oct 2016    

Carson School sophomore sings with Idina Menzel at the Lied Center

Lincoln, Neb.--It’s not every day that you get to sing with Broadway star and ‘Frozen’ sensation Idina Menzel. But Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film Sophomore Karen Richards did just that during Menzel’s performance Sept. 30 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

 

“It was surreal,” Richards said. “I would never in a million years think that I would have this opportunity, at least not at this time in my life. I was so lost in the moment, I forgot there was an audience. Friday was, by far, the best night of my life.”

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The Alloy Orchestra returns to the Ross on Oct. 7 to perform their original score for "VARIETÉ."

calendar icon30 Sep 2016    

Alloy Orchestra returns to the Ross Oct. 7

Lincoln, Neb.--The world renown Alloy Orchestra returns to The Ross on Friday, Oct. 7 to perform their original score with VARIETÉ.  Further details are available at www.TheRoss.org, by consulting your newspaper or by calling the MRRMAC film information line at (402) 472.5353.  This program is being presented with the support of the Nebraska Arts Council and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment.
 
SYNOPSIS:  VARIETÉ
Germany / 1925/ 95 minutes / DCP & Blu-ray
A film by E.A. Dupont

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Kristin Hensley. Photo by Michael Reinmiller.

calendar icon29 Sep 2016    

From UNL Theatre to mom to web star, Hensley returns for popular #IMomSoHard live shows

Lincoln, Neb.--Their online videos feature casual conversations about school picture day, good lies to tell your kids and friends, the challenges of finding summer activities for your kids, wearing Spanx, removing body hair from various locations on your body, and the lack of sleep that mothers endure.

 

Kristin Hensley (B.A. Theatre 1998) and Jen Smedley are two Los Angeles-based mothers originally from Nebraska, who created the highly successful web series #IMomSoHard.

 

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