Will Wermerskirchen

Will Wermerskirchen

BS in Design and Production from the School of Theater and Dance, Illinois State University

Experience: Being an Associate Production Manager at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC

Areas of Interest: Fine arts, Performing arts, Theatre

Ideal Job in 10 Years: Be the head of a Production Department in a theater or even the President of a University College Theater Program.

What led you to enroll in the MSLCE program at Northwestern? I wanted to be near the Chicago area and how can you possibly go wrong with Northwestern?

What are you most looking forward to in the MSLCE program? I’m looking forward to strengthening my understanding in the business of non-profits and how to keep an arts organization healthy and thriving.

What is your favorite Chicago landmark/attraction, or what are you most excited to visit?  The Various Art Markets that pop-up all over Chicago.

If you had to describe yourself in three words, they would be… Driven, Non-stop, Sarcastic

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be? I’m not sure If I would want to live in one specific place but I would love to travel Europe.

How do you plan on spending/did you spend your summer before starting MSLCE? As an Associate Production Manager at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Where are you from? Grayslake, IL