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Amber Robertson

Amber Robertson

BA Theatre Arts BA Economics, Lawrence University

Experience: Studied abroad in London

Areas of Interest: Music, TV/film, Visual arts, Fine arts, Performing arts, Theatre, Dance, Photography, Arts/music festivals, Nonprofit work

Ideal Job in 10 Years: Director or choreographer for a performing arts company

What led you to enroll in the MSLCE program at Northwestern? The inclusivity to all areas of the arts! We do not just focus on one specific area but get to learn more in depth about the entire world of Visual/performing/creative arts

Favorite (song/movie/show/festival/exhibition … )? La La Land

What are you most looking forwards to about the MSLCE program? Site visits and speaker series

What is your favorite Chicago landmark/attraction, or what are you most excited to visit? I love Navy Pier

If you could have lunch with one person, who would it be? Jerome Robbins. His work was so influential in theatre and dance. His passion and creativity are inspiring and being able to have an intellectual conversation about art would be enlightening

If you had to describe yourself in three words they would be … Talkative, passionate, Goofy

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be? London

If someone made a movie about your life, what would it be called and who would play you? The Dreamer…I would be played by Hilary Swank

What thought or message would you put in a fortune cookie? Never give up on your dreams! Work hard to achieve them!

If you could donate one million dollars, which cause/organization would you choose to support? Arts Education and Animal Shelters

What advice would you give kids today? Use common sense. Work hard in school, try a bunch of activities to find your passion

Where are you from? Milwaukee, WI, USA