Learn more about the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts and its programs though interviews with our students and faculty in this introductory video.
The video features IAS Director, Rhonda Garelick, discussing the origination and continuation of program as part of the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts.
Professor Damon Lee discusses the DAI Film Scoring and Creative Sound Design class. This class, as well as the other DAI courses, are open to all students with no prerequisites.
School of Music
Watch and listen as the School of Musics Jazz Ensemble 2 performs Eric Richards new swing arrangement of "Dear Old Nebraska U," or download the available MP3.
Watch a behind-the-scenes video of the Digital Audio Recording and Production class at work preparing for the recording session of a new arrangement of "Dear Old Nebraska U."
UNL computer science engineering and dance students and worked with the world-famous company Pilobolus to choreograph original dance routines with flying robots.
Department of Art and Art History
A UNL archaeological team has uncovered a massive Roman mosaic in southern Turkey – a meticulous, 1,600-square-foot work built during the region's imperial zenith.
On Sept. 16, UNL honored Flippin with the unveiling of a new art project bearing his likeness. The mural-style portrait is the culmination of the work of student volunteers.
Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film
The JCSTF has completed the first film in it's Carson School Film Series. This project involved industry professionals teaming with students and faculty from the University and NET.
The first film in the Carson School Film Series, "Vipers in the Grass," is a 22-minute police story set in Nebraska and written by Hollywood screenwriter Jorge Zamacona.
After studying music and law at the UNL, Stephanie Lynch Taylor continues to perform her fiddle and through her entertainment law practice, helps other performers become successful.
Since earning his MFA degree, John Stark, '82, has made a career of scenic design for the theater. He's worked at several Chicago area theaters and been honored for his designs.
As creative director for Disney Cruise Line, David Duffy overseas the live entertainment on Disney Cruise ships. The 1988 UNL graduate got his start performing on campus.
Wendy Jane Bantam, an MFA graduate from 2007, is a teacher, painter and community volunteer who loves bringing people of different cultures together.
Dennis Cox, '65, has taken his Nebraska music degree around the world as festival conductor and guest clinician. He is currently the director of choral activities at the University of Maine.
After earning his BFA degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1995, Chris Ervin embarked on a career creating eye-popping visual effects for the film and television industry.
This video takes you behind the scenes of the Put Yourself on the Map UNL communications campaign - with a focus on the visual special effects created by Chris Ervin.
Harley Jane Kozak studied theater at UNL for three semesters before heading to New York City. She has since starred in feature films and TV shows and also published a murder mystery series.
Through her arts supply store, Gomez Art Supply, and adjoining community exhibit space, the Tugboat Gallery, Peggy Gomez has led and influenced Lincoln's downtown art scene.
Sharon Hansen, '78, started her career as an elementary music teacher in Millard, NE, but has since become Director of Choral Activities at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Ernst Lied and Christina Hixson
If you live in Nebraska, you probably know the Lied name - it hangs on buildings all over the state, all over the university, and is part of our College name.
What's the story of the foundation and the humble woman, Christina Hixson - the one who Ernst Lied trusted more than anyone else to run the foundation after his death?
The John W. Carson Foundation announced an additional gift of $1 million to be used for student scholarships in the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film on Nov. 4, 2011.
Created by UNL students in cooperation with NET, this video traces Johnny's rise from his home in Norfolk, Neb. and his days at UNL, to becoming a great entertainment icon.
UNL's Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film presents the 2011 Carson Lecture featuring former major league baseball player, sportscaster, comedian and actor Bob Uecker.