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Jenna Thomas

Jenna Thomas
Ringling College of Art and Design – Film

Experience: Producing a film that was shown internationally and working on professional sets with fairly big-name actors. 
Ideal Job in 10 Years: Head of a production company.
What led you to enroll in the MSLCE program at Northwestern? The opportunity to understand and connect to multiple creative disciplines. 
What are you most looking forwards to about the MSLCE program? The Speaker series.
Favorite (song/movie/show/festival/exhibition … )?  My favorite movie is “Chinatown”. 
Favorite Chicago Landmark/Attraction: I’m most excited to do the architectural tour of Chicago.
If I could have lunch with one person it’d be: Leonardo Da Vinci – he was a master of multiple fields and a lot can be learned from him.
Describe yourself in 3 words: Creative, intuitive, inquisitive.
Dream place of residence: Aspen, Colorado.
Personal fortune cookie message: “Stop looking for advice in a cookie.” 
If I could donate 1 million dollars to a cause/organization, it would be: Finding a cure for Alzheimer’s and Dementia.
Award I’d most like to win: An Academy Award.
Leader/Figure that inspires me the most: Alan Turing – He had immense confidence in his ability to be unapologetically innovative.
What historical event do you wish you could have been present for?: Building of the Pyramids at Giza.
Where are you from? Norwalk, CT.