Category: Creative Sector News + Views

Northwestern Lecturer Brett Neveu Discusses His Writing Career with MSLCE Students

By Dominique warrenBrett Neveu has been writing plays since he was 15, and currently finds himself between the “I can’t believe I’m doing this still” and “satisfaction” phase. During a faculty talk with MSLCE students, Neveu reflected on finishing the draft of his latest production, Traitor. The playwright and teacher of Northwestern University’s Radio, Television,

MSLCE Students Learn About Steppenwolf’s History and Future During Site Visit

By Minda CervaOn Friday, Nov. 17, MSLCE students had an opportunity to sit down with leaders from Chicago’s Tony Award-winning Steppenwolf Theatre Company for a discussion about their respective careers, the history of the organization, its current focus, and its future plans.Students met with the Executive Director David Schmitz, Artistic Producer Jonathan Berry, and Professional

Designer and Innovation Consultant Amy Guterman Leads Project Management Workshop for MSLCE Students

By Nick RomanMSLCE students arrive at Northwestern with substantial professional experience, which typically includes project management. In reflecting on experiences in the field, MSLCE students discovered that while end results of their projects were positive, the process leading up to them proved to be more difficult. To breakdown project management, MSLCE students recently attended a workshop

Disney Director John Musker Talks Making ‘Moana’ and Skyping with Lin-Manuel Miranda During Northwestern Event

By Nick RomanMoana, The Little Mermaid, Tangled, Aladdin, and The Fox and the Hound: what do all of these have in common? Sure, they are favorites among Disney fans of all ages. However, they also demonstrate the creative genius of John Musker, who recently spoke at Northwestern University’s School of Communication. School of Communication students got to listen to the

MSLCE Students Visit MCA Chicago and Talk Social Media, Audience Development

By Nick RomanWhen MSLCE students visited the Museum of Contemporary Art on Friday, they did not expect to get an exclusive sneak peek of Chicago-based artist Jaime Fennelly’s Mind Over Mirrors, a multilayered music and art installation coming to the MCA Stage in April 2018.  MSLCE students got a special preview of the cyclical, aural