The Nebraska Theatre Difference
You will get the experience you need
Yes, freshmen get to perform, direct and design here.
Our program is selective. Rigorous. Demanding. And filled with opportunities to help you develop your craft.
UNL is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Theatre and University/Resident Theatre Association.
Make your impact faster
We can help you map your course of study so you can graduate in four years and get the best value from your time on campus.
See sample schedules by semester on our degree pages.
Work one-on-one with Wesley Broulik
As a playwright, director and movement director, Wesley Broulik’s work has been seen on various stages around New York City and across the country. He created the Carson School’s education abroad program in residence at Shakespeare’s Globe/Globe Education in London, and his recent professional work on stage has been focused on Shakespeare, including Saratoga Shakespeare Company in New York.
Meet Wesley Broulik
“ Play is at the heart of what we do, and each day I get to go into the classroom and play, discover and grow with my students. They teach me as much as I teach them. It is a privilege to be able to help them grow as artists and as people here at Nebraska.
Your investment in college goes further here.
The UNL student experience is an incredible value—one of the best in the Big Ten in a community with a low cost of living. Beyond great scholarships, our Hixson-Lied Endowment funds amazing opportunities not available most anywhere else.
More for your money
Our alumni are making an impact on entertainment.
one of six national finalists for the prestigious Gilbert Hemsley Lighting Internship