In This Installment of Access the Experts
Mark Hoeger, adjunct professor in the College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media, answers the question: “Why don’t the Oscars have a category for musicals anymore?”
Hoeger is a theater and film producer, director and actor with over 40 years of professional experience. For 13 years he was the Director of the Omaha Theater Company at the Rose, one of the nation’s largest and most respected professional regional theaters, where he produced or directed original productions by Tony, Obie and Academy Award winning playwrights that have toured nationally at venues such as the Kennedy Center and the Brooklyn Academy of Music. He has produced and directed scores of commercial and entertainment film/video productions. Hoeger taught film studies for over 20 years at UNO and at a summer program at Oxford University in England.
He was a Producer and the Director of "Full Ride," a made for TV movie for the WB network that ran on Showtime in North America and in 23 countries worldwide. His honors include a Bronze Medal from the International Film Festival of the Americas and a student Academy Award Nomination. Hoeger's production company, Oberon received a Tony Nomination as a producer of the Broadway production of "Frozen." He co-wrote the screen adaptation of "Frozen," and is co-producing a major film adaptation of the play with Barbara Broccoli and Michael Wilson.
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