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MSLCE Students Learn Numbers and Science in Ágnes Horvát’s Culture and Arts Analytics Course

By Minda CervaMSCLE students in Ágnes Horvát‘s Culture and Arts Analytics class spent this fall quarter with numbers and science. “Big data” has become a ubiquitous buzz phrase, but the course proved that it has the potential to predict market trends for creative products. Horvat is an assistant professor who works at the Northwestern Institute on Complex

Rick Morris Prepares MSLCE Students for Legal Challenges in Creative Industries

By Minda Cerva“Superman” sued “The Greatest American Hero.” “Jaws” sued “Great White.” “Star Wars” sued “Battlestar Gallactica.” Hallmark sued Maya Angelou. Each of these complicated lawsuits were brought to court, some with merit while others were found to be without. But the topics, though nuanced, were consistent. The issues typically involved either a charge of copyright

MSLCE Students Learn About Steppenwolf’s History and Future During Site Visit

By Minda CervaOn Friday, Nov. 17, MSLCE students had an opportunity to sit down with leaders from Chicago’s Tony Award-winning Steppenwolf Theatre Company for a discussion about their respective careers, the history of the organization, its current focus, and its future plans.Students met with the Executive Director David Schmitz, Artistic Producer Jonathan Berry, and Professional

Minda Cerva Wants To Bring Original Works to the Stage

By Miya WilliamsFor Minda Cerva, all roads lead to theatre.The MSLCE student wants to general manage and co-produce an original Broadway musical, helping to develop it from beginning inspiration to opening night.“To have a true labor of love become a long-running critical and audience hit would be the penultimate dream,” she said.