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2019-09-29T00:00:00-0700
1:00 p.m.
2019-10-17T00:00:00-0700
7:00 p.m.
2019-10-20T00:00:00-0700
1:00 p.m.
2019-11-17T00:00:00-0800
1:00 p.m.
2019-12-01T00:00:00-0800
1:00 p.m.
2020-01-19T00:00:00-0800
1:00 p.m.
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

9.29 Sun 1:00 p.m.
10.17 Thu 7:00 p.m.
10.20 Sun 1:00 p.m.
11.17 Sun 1:00 p.m.
12.1 Sun 1:00 p.m.
1.19 Sun 1:00 p.m.

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

ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS
Sunday, September 29
guest speaker IAN BORDEN
(following the 1:00 p.m. encore screening)

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Thursday, October 17
(following the 7:00 p.m. screening)
guest speakers ANN MARIE POLLARD, EMILY ERNST
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Sunday, October 20
(following the 1:00 p.m. screening)
guest speaker JAMIE BULLINS, STEPHEN BUHLER

HANSARD
Sunday, November 17
guest speakers ANN MARIE POLLARD, JAMIE BULLINS
(following the 1:00 p.m. encore screening)

PRESENT LAUGHTER
Sunday, December 1
guest speakers STEPHEN BUHLER, EMILY ERNST
(following the 1:00 p.m. encore screening)

ALL MY SONS
Sunday, January 19
guest speaker ANN MARIE POLLARD, JAMIE BULLINS
(following the 1:00 p.m. encore screening)

GUEST SPEAKERS

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/

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 London, KELLY 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.

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

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

JAMIE BULLINS is an Assistant Professor of Theatre with a concentration in costume design for the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film at UNL, joining the faculty in the fall of 2017. He has been an educator and professional designer for going on 25 years and his work includes recent projects with the Nebraska Repertory Theatre and The Rose Theater.  Read more at arts.unl.edu/theatre-and-film/faculty/jamie-bullins.

EMILY ERNST is a Lecoq-trained director and actor, currently teaching full-time in the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film as an adjunct professor. Emily began her stage work at Theatre for a New Audience in New York City where she assisted Arin Arbus on The Taming of the Shrew. Other directing and assistant directing credits include The Bushnell Theatre (Hartford), Opera Slavica (NYC), and Kitchen Dog Theatre (Dallas). Emily recently directed Mame at the Lincoln Community Playhouse and a reading of Stage Kiss for Angels Theatre. She will join the Flatwater Shakespeare Company staff as Associate Executive Director for their 2020 season, for which she will direct Romeo and Juliet and King Lear

The Ross Theatre Seat Replacement Campaign

Complete this form to make an online donation towards the Ross theatre seat campaign. Each $250 donation includes a name plate dedication on a new Ross theatre seat. You may also donate any other amount that will be used towards the seats, but will not include a name plate.


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