By Natalie AgbeleProject management is a field increasingly used in all kinds of businesses. As aspiring leaders, it is important to gain the necessary skills needed to manage projects and teams.“Every project has to attempt a scope, schedule, and resources,” said Dan Heck, a certified Project Management Professional who led the first MSLCE project management
By Miya WilliamsLauren Vernea has headed her own theater and production company for three years but is now looking to increase her business acumen in order to be the CEO of her company full-time. “I want to be the best arts leader and push my organization forward,” she stated.Vernea has performed at over seven theaters in
By Natalie AgbeleEver heard of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo? Have you ever wondered who made it possible for the film to go to theater screens, as well as other foreign films like Ida, and the award-winning Monsieur Lahzhar? Music Box Films made that happen, and MSLCE students were given the opportunity to visit their
By Miya WilliamsAlexander Fah Sang dreams of working for a Hollywood studio or heading his own. The Northwestern alum studied history and business institutions as an undergrad but has always had a love for film. “I loved seeing movies when I was younger,” he said. “Film is my favorite art form.”
By Joe Giovannetti“How do people learn?” Michael Horn, Associate Professor of Learning Sciences and Computer Science at Northwestern University, posed this question when he spoke with the MSLCE cohort last week about Green Home Games: a company that aims to raise awareness about environmental sustainability through gaming.
By Miya WilliamsReavens Lee’s dream job is to own a design and media company that focuses on culinary art. “Food has always been my core spirit,” she said. “I want to work with it creatively and make it my career.”Lee’s first love was art. In junior high she enjoyed anime, and began drawing and taking
By Jacob NelsonBrigette Whisnant got into marketing to help people connect with brands. After two decades, the approach may look a little different, but the goal is exactly the same.“For me it was just about, ‘How do you make people engage with brands?’” Whisnant said about what first appealed to her about marketing. She says
By John HounihanAs the signs of fall hit Chicagoland, MSLCE students trekked into the heart of downtown to explore the inner workings of Chicago’s premiere dance company, The Joffrey Ballet.
By Lauren VerneaGenre television shows, which encompass horror, period, fantasy, and sci-fi, are in demand now more than ever in Hollywood. And writing duo Eric Carmelo and Nicole Snyder are at the forefront of this movement. “To be a showrunner today, all you need is a successful pilot,” said Carmelo. “In TV, writer is king.” The two spoke
By Jacob NelsonJoe Giovannetti has known he wanted to pursue a career in theater since high school. Not as a student, but as a teacher. Giovannetti was the director of choral activities at Arlington Heights High School. “I taught choir and theater at the high school level, and so what interested me is that I