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Mattie Voorheis

Mattie Voorheis

BA in American Studies, Smith College

Experience: Worked for the Seattle Children’s Theatre Drama School and interned alongside the early curatorial team at the Smithsonian NMAAHC

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

Ideal Job in 10 Years: Managerial role in a professional theater

What led you to enroll in the MSLCE program at Northwestern? A diverse curriculum that is directly applicable to the professional world.

Favorite (song/movie/show/festival/exhibition … )? I really love podcasts: The Babysitters Club Club, Reply All, 30 for 30, Cocaine and Rhinestones, and Radiolab are all favorites.

What are you most looking forwards to about the MSLCE program? I am most excited to intern with a new organization!

What is your favorite Chicago landmark/attraction, or what are you most excited to visit? I’m going to eat steamed buns from Joong Boo Market very often!

If you had to describe yourself in three words they would be … “in my feelings”

If you could donate one million dollars, which cause/organization would you choose to support? Planned Parenthood!

Which leader or influential figure inspires you the most and why?
Zadie Smith–she’s a gorgeous speaker and knowledgeable about absolutely everything.

Where are you from? Syracuse, NY