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Disruptive By Design


Acting--Study and teaching; Film; Opera; Photography; Research; University of Nevada; Las Vegas


An actor. An opera singer. A filmmaker. A photographer. What do they have in common? All embrace the contradictory, using it to define both their work and their artistic identities.

Going Off Script: Nate Bynum says today’s actors need to be more than just performers.

Strange Songfellows: By marrying the contradictory, Linda Lister shakes up the opera scene.

Shooting for Progress: Brett Levner, leaving reality TV behind, uses film to fight underage sex trafficking.

Balance Through Contrast: For Catherine Angel, opposing modes create an unmistakable intimacy.