Get Involved at the Lied

Get Involved at the Lied

Internships

The Lied Center provides opportunities for students to gain hands-on learning experiences in various fields related to performing arts/event management through a goal-oriented internship program. In turn. the students provide invaluable contributions to the Lied Center. Areas of available internship opportunities include:

  • Administration
  • Finance
  • Event Coordination
  • Community Services/Development
  • Marketing/Public Relations
  • Graphic Design
  • Education
  • Grant Writing

If you have any questions, or would like more information, please contact Sasha Dobson, Intern Coordinator, by phone at 402.472.3215 or by email at sdobson3@unl.edu.

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Be a Student LIEDer!

(Position availability is limited.)

Build your résumé, support the arts and see world-class performances. If you’re looking for a way to get involved in the arts on campus, apply to become a member of the student volunteer usher corps. As a Student LIEDer, you will have the opportunity to greet patrons, take tickets, distribute programs, provide aid in emergency situations and seat patrons in the theater. This is your chance to get involved and make a difference at the Lied.

Reasons to become a Student LIEDer:

  • Build your résumé
  • Support the arts
  • Get involved on campus
  • Meet new people
  • Have fun
  • See world-class performances

Requirements:

  • Must be current college student
  • Must attend orientation
  • Must commit to usher for at least six events between September and May

How to apply:

New Student LIEDers are selected during the summer and are trained during the month of August for the upcoming season. Complete the application form [link to application form] and return to bblackman@unl.edu. Applications are accepted all year round.

For more information, contact Bethany Blackman by phone at 402.472.7004 or by email at bblackman@unl.edu.

When am I scheduled to volunteer:

After you are accepted to participate in the Student LIEDers program, use your log-in information to view your volunteer schedule of Lied Center events at www.WhenToHelp.com.

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LIED CENTER STUDENT COUNCIL

Mission Statement: The Lied Center Student Council expands student engagement in the performing arts on campus, and cultivates arts supporters of the future.

About Us: The Lied Center Student Council is open to all students at the University of Nebraska and is a great way to get involved in your campus performing arts center. This volunteer position allows you to provide input into programming, design Lied Center events, and raise awareness of unique arts events on campus.

By giving your time to the Council, you’re giving your voice and perspective to arts offering on campus. We work to establish a platform for student perspectives, develop leadership potential, and serve the community through creative means.

The primary functions of the Council fall are carried out by three subcommittees: Executive Committee, Marketing & Public Relations Committee, and Events & Programming Committee.

Full descriptions of each subcommittee can be downloaded here.

Membership: The council is comprised of undergraduate and graduate students, from each UNL College, as well as representatives from other campus groups. Benefits of being a part of the council include:

  • Tickets to Lied Center performances
  • Connect with other students
  • Cultivate campus creativity
  • Help guide artistic programming at the Lied
  • Learn about careers in the arts
  • Attend performances
  • Interact with artists
  • Become a leader among your peers
  • Create awesome events for you and your friends at one of the best performing arts centers in the country

Meetings: The full council meetings are held twice a month on Monday evenings from 5:30-7:00 pm; see below for a detailed schedule. All events are hosted in the Lied Commons, located on 12th & R streets.

Spring meeting schedule:

  • Monday, February 5th
  • Monday, February 26th
  • Monday, March 12th
  • Monday, March 26th
  • Monday, April 9th
  • Monday, April 23rd

For more information or any questions regarding the Lied Center Student Council, please contact Stephen Cantarero at scantarero@huskers.unl.edu.

To keep up with the Lied Student Council, follow us on NVolve U 2.0 and Facebook!

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