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Dana Degnan

Dana Degnan

BFA in Vocal Arts, Stephens College

Experience: Stage Management at Stephens College and Entertainment Internship with Caesars Entertainment

Areas of Interest: Music, Performing arts, Theatre, Dance, Arts/music festivals, Nonprofit work, PR/Marketing

Ideal Job in 10 Years: General Manager of a theatre in Chicago

What led you to enroll in the MSLCE program at Northwestern? I was attracted to the intensive part of the program with site visits and treks to help us learn more about the business.

What are you most looking forwards to about the MSLCE program? The spring trek!

What is your favorite Chicago landmark/attraction, or what are you most excited to visit? I love all of the Broadway in Chicago theatres!

If you could have lunch with one person (living or dead), who would it be?If you had to describe yourself in three words, they would be… Ella Fitzgerald because she influenced a lot of my music making

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be? Japan, for the food!

How do you plan on spending/did you spend your summer before starting MSLCE? I spent the summer before I started MSLCE in Las Vegas interning for Caesars Entertainment.

Where is your dream internship for next summer? Broadway in Chicago!

Where are you from? Villa Park, IL United States