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Amber Robertson is Taking the Lead

By Miya Williams FayneAlthough Amber Robertson has been dancing since the age of four, she believes that the MSLCE program is currently challenging her to “think about the arts in new and distinct ways every day.”

Lucky Plush Internship Inspires MSLCE Student

By Tate Glover When I started working at Lucky Plush Productions at the beginning of this past summer, I was excited to learn more about the inner workings of a nonprofit arts organization. What I didn’t expect was how invested and interested I would become, not only in the well-being of the company, but in

MSLCE Student Begins Internship at Dance Company

By Hayley Bullock A small but forceful dance company, BodyStories: Teresa Fellion Dance, seems to be a great fit for an internship for me this summer. I came into the MSLCE program with the desire to better understand dance companies in hopes that I could find ways to improve their business models. This opportunity will provide

A Lifelong Dancer, MSLCE Student Excited to Pour Artistic Passion Into Career

By Amy A. Ross Dance has been a part of Aleksa Narbutaitis’ life since she learned how to walk. Throughout her childhood, high-school and college years, she explored everything the dance world had to offer: ballet, tap, jazz, modern, hip-hop, lyrical, folk, and even ballroom dance. “I was always involved in dance performances… Dance and

MSLCE Student Hopes to Make Dance More Inclusive for Minorities

By Amy RossHayley Bullock hadn’t been walking very long by the time she started to dance. At the age of three she was taking tap, jazz and show choir lessons and soon after was performing in public, including a performance at Disney World. However, when she turned 15, Bullock abandoned her dream of becoming a

Chicago Dance Company Reaches Out To ‘Dance Citizens’

By Amy Ross By Amy Ross The future sustainability of dance depends as much on nurturing extraordinary artists as it does on cultivating an audience, true “dance citizens.” This is the philosophy behind DanceWorks Chicago, an organization founded in 2007 to provide a laboratory for early career performers while reaching out to the community. On

Dancer Looks to MS Program to ‘Jumpstart’ Her Life

By Jacob Nelson This is the third in a series of posts spotlighting new students in Northwestern’s  Master of Science in Leadership for Creative Enterprises program. For Ty Reggans, dancing is a form of communication as much as it is a passion – which makes sense, considering she’s been dancing for longer than she’s been