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Category: Industry Immersion

Place Lab Tour Teaches Students the Impact of Community Building Through the Arts

By Tate GloverFor our final winter quarter Arts, Public Purpose, and Policy class meeting, Dr. Jennifer Novak-Leonard set up a visit to Washington Park to see the work being done by Place Lab and Theaster Gates. Place Lab is an initiative developed by collaboration within the University of Chicago and led by professor and renowned

MSLCE Students get Unforgettable Inside Look of LA

By Danny BittkerThe MSLCE Trek to Los Angeles gave a group of 18 student an unforgettable inside look of Hollywood, talent agencies, studios, production companies and more. The opportunity to meet with the industry’s top leaders allowed students to gain incredible insight into what it takes to be successful in the film and television industry.

Students Absorb Company Culture at Leo Burnett

“When you reach for the stars you may not quite get one, but you won’t come up with a handful of mud either.” – Leo BurnettIf it wasn’t for his optimism, Leo Burnett, the world-renowned advertising agency, would probably not exist today.MSLCE students recently had the opportunity to visit the Leo Burnett company in downtown

MSLCE Students Visit Lyric Opera of Chicago

By Nick RomanHow many cultural institutions reap the benefits of 45,000 steps of foot traffic every day? Lyric Opera of Chicago is uniquely set apart from other opera and cultural institutions because of its location in the heart of downtown Chicago.MSLCE students got an exclusive look into the organization on a site visit with Lyric’s

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

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