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National Theatre Discussion Series
Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center
313 North 13th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508 402-472-5353

National Theatre Discussion Series

Join us for discussions with knowledgeable guest speakers following the National Theatre encore screenings.

Event Times

10.29 Mon 7:00 p.m.
11.25 Sun 1:00 p.m.
12.9 Sun 1:00 p.m.

Discussions will follow a selection of National Theatre Broadcasts and last 20-30 minutes. 


with guest speakers Julia Schleck and Stephen Buhler
Sunday, September 30 
(following the 1:00 p.m. encore screening)


with guest speakers Ian Borden and Michael Page
​Monday, October 29
(following the 7:00 p.m. screening)


with guest speakers Kelly Stage and Stephen Buhler
​Sunday, November 25
(following the 1:00 p.m. encore screening)


with guest speakers Ann Marie Pollard and Julia Schleck
​Sunday, December 9
(following the 1:00 p.m. encore screening)




Ian Borden is an Associate Professor of Theatre Studies and Performance in the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film at UNL. Read more at www.arts.unl.edu/theatre-and-film/faculty/ian-borden.

Author of Shakespeare in the Cinema: Ocular Proof, Stephen Buhler is Aaron Douglas Professor of English at UNL and also Education Director for the Flatwater Shakespeare Company. Read more at www.unl.edu/english/stephen-buhler and www.flatwatershakespearecompany.org/about/.

Dr. Michael Page teaches science fiction in UNL's English Department and is the author or editor of five books, includingThe Literary Imagination from Erasmus Darwin to H. G. Wells, where he considers Mary Shelley'sFrankenstein within the context of evolutionary theory. Read more at www.unl.edu/english/michael-page.

Ann Marie Pollard is an actor, singer, director, and voice coach currently teaching at UNL as an Assistant Professor of Practice in Voice, Movement, and Acting and serving the Lincoln community through her coaching company {Voice: Realized}. Read more at annmariepollard.com

Author of Telling True Tales of Islamic Lands, Julia Schleck is an Associate Professor of English and a faculty member in the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program at UNL. Read more at www.unl.edu/english/julia-schleck.

Author of Producing Early Modern LondonKelly Stage is an Associate Professor of English and Director of the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program at UNL. Read more at www.unl.edu/english/kelly-stage.

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