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Jing Zhang

Jing Zhang

BA in Music, University of Bridgeport

Experience: Participated in senior recital

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

Ideal Job in 10 Years: Leader of a theatre group

What led you to enroll in the MSLCE program at Northwestern? The curriculum setting and the site visits

Favorite (song/movie/show/festival/exhibition … )? Game of Thrones and Friends

What are you most looking forwards to about the MSLCE program? The site visits

What is your favorite Chicago landmark/attraction, or what are you most excited to visit? The Art Institute of Chicago

If you could have lunch with one person, who would it be? Pai Heien-yung, He is an well-knowed Novelist and a specialist of Chinese traditional vocal art–KUNQU.

If you had to describe yourself in three words they would be …Curious, optimistic, friendly

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

If someone made a movie about your life, what would it be called and who would play you? Gone with the kite, Tang Wei

What thought or message would you put in a fortune cookie? Believe in yourself

If you could donate one million dollars, which cause/organization would you choose to support? United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund

What award would you most like to win? Golden Horse Award

Which leader or influential figure inspires you the most and why? Yimou Zhang, every time I feel dispirited I watch the documentary of how he directed the 2008 Olympic opening and closing ceremonies.

Where are you from? HuaiBei, Anhui,China