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.

Then, meet with your adviser on campus early – and often. UNL also has staff whose one job is to help first-year students get a great start in college – in the Office of First-Year Experience and Transition Programs.


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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.

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