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Taking Storytelling from the Stage to the Screen

With his initial sights set on becoming an actor, Daniel Dvorkin ’16 spent four years in a highly creative, intense undergraduate acting conservatory. Although he loved the experience, he didn’t receive any business education while he was there. “After graduation, I realized I didn’t want to be an actor,” says Dvorkin. “I wanted to pursue

As Chicago’s Film and TV Business Booms, Periscope Grows With It

By Daniel DvorkinOver the past number of years, the landscape in Chicago’s film and TV world has been changing. With Cinespace coming into the picture, four major shows in production (not including Showtime’s currently filming Chicago project, Executive Produced by Common), and production companies springing up like rabbits, there became a great need for a

Before Grad School, MSLCE Student Started a Production Company

By Jacob Nelson Daniel Dvorkin’s creative career started earlier than most. In 2008, he began a production company called Two Lights Theatre Company with Rebecca Leifman when the two were studying theatre at DePaul University in Chicago. Seven years later, Two Lights is still cranking out shows. “When we started it I never had an