Get Involved at the Lied

Get Involved at the Lied


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



The full council meetings are held every Tuesday from 1:30-2:30 pm at the Lied Center administration offices unless otherwise noted.

To receive more information on the Lied Center Student Council, please email LCSC President Layla Montemayor at

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


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



  • 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 and return to Applications are accepted all year round.

For more information, contact Bethany Blackman by phone at 402.472.7004 or by email at

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

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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


Please check Handshake for all open internship positions. If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact Sasha Dobson, the Education Outreach Manager, by email at

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