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Alyssa Holcomb

Alyssa Holcomb

BS in Telecommunication Management; Minor in Theatre, University of Florida

Experience: Marketing & Social Media Coordinator for The Circus Arts Conservatory, served on the Board of Directors for the Florida Public Relations Association – Central West Coast chapter (2017-2018)

Areas of Interest: Music, TV/film, Performing arts, Theatre, Video/digital media, Arts/music festivals, Nonprofit work, PR/Marketing

Ideal Job in 10 Years: Executive Director of a performing arts venue

What led you to enroll in the MSLCE program at Northwestern? I wanted to further my education and re-engage my brain while honing in on what I truly want to do and accomplish in my career.

Favorite (song/movie/show/festival/exhibition … )? Favorite Movie: Grease; Favorite Broadway Show: RENT

What is your favorite Chicago landmark/attraction, or what are you most excited to visit? Cloudgate

If you could have lunch with one person, who would it be? Lady Gaga. I think she is such an all-encompassing performer and person and would love to pick her brain about art and our world.

If you had to describe yourself in three words they would be … Passionate, curious, determined

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be? If Genovia were a real country, I would definitely want to live there…

If someone made a movie about your life, what would it be called and who would play you? “Compassionate Weirdo” starring Adele.

What’s a fun fact about you? I competed on Wheel of Fortune with my best friend this year. We solved puzzle and had the time of our lives. It was the most surreal experience of my life thus far.

Where are you from? Sarasota, FL