Skip to main content

Category: Student Profiles

Using TikTok to Explore Musical Narratives: Dan Cassin on Digital Creativity

    By Priyanshi Katare ‘Dan’s Mystery Hat Box,’ was a defining video in Daniel Cassin’s journey as a TikTok content creator. The video was focused on Cassin’s call-to-action to help raise funds for his time in the MSLCE program and Chicago area shelters. To his surprise, it got over two thousand responses. Cassin was

Anywhere Is Home: An Endeavor in Creative Enterprises

By Priyanshi Katare ‘Anywhere Is Home’ is a podcast run by student Julia Relova that explores the concept of ‘home.’ Through her work, she is providing a creative space for people to discuss and challenge the linearity attached to the idea of personal and homely spaces. “I’m trying to go beyond just understanding ‘where’ home

From Theatre to Accessibility: Veronica Bustoz on Her Journey

By Priyanshi Katare When Veronica Bustoz was a student at Aquinas College, her life was consumed by theatre. “If I wasn’t in class then I was definitely at rehearsals,” she explained. However, it was her college’s production of ‘Those Shining Lives’ that has stayed with her throughout her professional career. Growing up, Bustoz didn’t have

Student Looks to Future Connecting Creative Content with Company Mission

by Priyanshi Katare A semester abroad in Australia changed Audrey Jones’ professional journey. The trip opened up her horizons and gave her the opportunity to understand where she saw herself fitting in the future and why she wanted to do the kind of work she was doing. It inspired her to take a massive step

Discovering Her Own Way in Film

As she was growing up in China, photography and film always helped Wenli Liu ’17 feel connected to creative industries across the globe: Almost everyone can understand, interact with, and relate to these mediums. That lifelong interest led her to earn a BFA in Photography, Art Administration, and Visual Communication at the School of the

A New Constructive Paradigm for Theatrical Institutions

By Priyanshi Katare Cassin wasn’t always sure of a career in the arts. Growing up in an affluent suburb of Chicago, the conversations happening within his area and  Chicago, made him question how realistic a career in the arts could be. However, his experience since then has educated in how he can be impactful in

Finding the Right Niche within the World of Entertainment

A journey to find his true career passion has taken Charles Wang ’20 around the world. Following his BA in Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management at Tongji University in China, he came to the United States to explore new opportunities. After attending New York University for a year, he decided the technology management program he

Erato Li Looks for Ways to Support and Preserve Cultural Heritage

by Priyanshi Katare Erato Li believes that the future of our cultural heritage lies in our ability to diversify the perspectives around it and how we consume it. “I studied and went to work in different countries so the one thing I really value is diversity. I try to understand different people in different cultural

MSLCE Student Taking That Next Magical Step Toward the Future

by Priyanshi Katare After nearly a decade-long relationship with Walt Disney World, it would be fair to say that Jennifer’s professional journey has been nothing short of magical. A Disney girl at heart, she began this partnership in 1996. “ I started in the Disney College program within the attractions department,” she explains “ I

Azmarie Liu Seeks Innovation in Entertainment and Marketing

By Priyanshi Katare Azmarie Liu doesn’t brand herself as an artistically creative professional — not in the traditional sense anyway. Her creativity stems from her ability to be able to connect with people and sell them ideas. She studied marketing at the undergraduate level during her time at Babson College. “ I love working with