Amy M. Lane, PhD

Amy M. Lane, PhD

Amy M. Lane, PhD

Associate Professor
Coordinator, I am the Coordinator for the Thearte and Dance programs within the Fine & Performing Arts Department.
College of Arts and Sciences

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Fine & Performing Arts

Position

  • Associate Professor

Publications and Presentations

Scripts

  • , Nebraska Shakespeare Festival

General

Presentations

Research and Scholarship

Grant Funding Received

  • Recipient of Sarah M. Aicher Fund grant for the Our Town Now project focused on using theatre for social justice in developing and presenting a play about immigration issues and their effect on rural Nebraska.
  • Recipient of funding for a Creighton Global Initiative project: Our Town Now: a Theatre for Social Justice Project. The project focused on developing an original dramatic work highlighting the effects of immigration issues on rural Nebraska. This play was performed in venues throughout Omaha and presented at the 2017 Conference on the Commitment to Justice in Jesuit Higher Education.
  • Recipient of Magis Core Curriculum Faculty Development Grant for the development of an Intersections level course titled Theatre for Social Justice.

Awards and Honors

  • Cabaret: Best Director of a Musical, Omaha Entertainment Award , 2016
  • Cabaret: Best Musical, Omaha Entertainment Award , 2016
  • nomination for Sunday in the Park with George: Best Director of a Musical, Omaha Theatre Arts Guild Awards, 2015
  • Cabaret: Best Musical, Omaha Theatre Arts Guild Award , 2015
  • Cabaret: Best Director of a Musical, Omaha Theatre Arts Guild Award, 2015
  • Best Director for August: Osage County atthe Omaha Community Playhouse, Omaha Theatre Arts Guild Awards, 2014
  • nomination for Race: Best Drama, Omaha Entertainment Award , 2014
  • nomination for Race: Best Director, Omaha Theatre Arts Guild Award , 2014
  • nomination for Race: Best Drama, Omaha Theatre Arts Guild Award , 2014
  • nomination for Next to Normal: Best Musical, Omaha Theatre Arts Guild Award, 2014
  • Exit, Pursued by a Bear: Best Special Event, Omaha Theatre Arts Guild Award , 2014
  • nomination for Race: Best Director, Omaha Entertainment Award , 2013