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Robert Henrichs

Gladys Lux Education Award

Bob Henrichs is the Director of Theatre at Lincoln Southwest High School.  He has taught for 28 years and directed over 100 productions.  As the founding director as LSW, he is continually working to maintain a nationally recognized theatre program.  Bob is very active with the Educational Theatre Association (EdTA), where he has served as the youngest-ever President and Nebraska State Director. He was named Nebraska Theatre Teacher of the Year three times, was the first recipient of the National Outstanding Theatre Educator Award, received the EdTA President’s Award, and was inducted into the EdTA Hall of Fame. LSW was the first Nebraska school to receive an EdTA Outstanding School Award, and the only one to win it twice.  Bob led the charge in bringing the International Thespian Festival to UNL for the last 25 years, and two of his productions were invited to be featured as main stage shows.

 

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