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Ruby Smith

Ruby Smith

B.A. in English Literature, Wellesley College

Area(s) of Interest: Music, TV/film, Video/digital media, Arts/music festivals

Experience: Managing the publication of hundreds of books in my four years working in publishing; writing a full-length screenplay for my undergrad thesis.

Ideal job in 10 Years: A leading role at an organization that helps up-and-coming musicians or filmmakers gain access to resources and get their projects off the ground.

What led you to enroll in the MSLCE program at Northwestern? The opportunity to gain experience in arts management through the capstone internship, the entrepreneurial-minded curriculum, the proximity to Chicago’s vibrant arts scene.

If you could have lunch with one person (living or dead), who would it be? David Byrne of the Talking Heads! I’d be enthralled by anything that came out of his mouth, even if all we talked about was buildings and food.

Where are you from? Columbus, OH, USA