Petra Wahlqvist

Petra Wahlqvist

Temporary Lecturer
Area of Focus: Performance / Directing, Theatre Studies

Petra Wahlqvist is an Adjunct Faculty member in the Johnny Carson School of Theatre & Film, and the CEO of BLIXT, a performing arts education, production and consulting company based in Lincoln. Most recently, she served as the Education and Community Engagement Director for the Lied Center for Performing Arts for eight years. She trained at Ecole Internationale de Thèâtre Jacques Lecoq and London Center for Theatre Studies, and holds an Honors B.A. with Highest Distinction in Theatre & Film from the University of Kansas. Before moving to Lincoln, Wahlqvist worked as an actress in London, and served as Performing Arts Specialist and Mentor with Artis, a performing arts education company.