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MoMA Asst. Director to MSLCE Students: ‘Be Ambitious, Be Eager’

By Jacob Nelson Sheetal Prajapati began Northwestern as an engineering major. The pursuit was short-lived. “That ended pretty quickly,” Prajapati said, “and I found liberal arts.” Prajapati, who currently works as the assistant director of learning and artists initiatives at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, spoke at last week’s speaker series

New York Trip Gives MSLCE Student ‘Clear Path and Laser Focus’

By Hannah Aubry The following post focuses on a trip MSLCE students took together to New York during winter break. I remember keenly the feeling that came over me when I walked into Mother New York, a global advertising agency that’s company ethos is “do work your mother would be proud of”. It felt like

MSLCE Student Moves Between Science and Art

By Jacob Nelson Danielle Pierre had a feeling she’d end up in graduate school, but even she was a bit surprised that the program she chose was the Masters in Science for Leadership in Creative Enterprises (MSLCE) program. After graduating from Northwestern with a psychology and communications sciences and disorders double major, Pierre decided to take a

MSLCE Students Get Business Advice from CBS, Comedy Central

By Zach Silva The following post focuses on the trip to New York the MSLCE students took over winter break. The students in the nascent Master of Science in Leadership for Creative Enterprises program visited New York City for a week, meeting with Northwestern alumni and friends of the program in various media industries to

NU Alum Describes Career Path from Block Museum to MoMA

By Jacob Nelson Before she worked at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) and New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Sheetal Prajapati worked as a Northwestern undergraduate at the Block Museum. She had been unsure what to study at school, coming in as an engineering major, then shifting to history until finally settling on gender studies.

MSLCE Professor Teaches Aspiring Creatives How to Raise Money

By Jacob Nelson Cory Sandrock wants to teach his students the stuff he wished he’d learned when he was an undergraduate studying theatre: how to raise money. A Northwestern alum who majored in theatre, Sandrock has always been interested in live performance. He recently directed a production of Frankenstein at a community theater in Elmhurst,

Steppenwolf Artistic Director Talks About ‘Institution Building’ at Northwestern

By Jacob Nelson “Before artistic director, I was a babysitter, a waitress, a receptionist, a teacher… a waitress.” So began Martha Lavey’s explanation as to how she got to be Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s Artistic Director during the Master of Science in Leadership for Creative Enterprise’s January speaker series event. Lavey, who has been Artistic Director

Steppenwolf Artistic Director to Speak at Northwestern

By Jacob Nelson During her tenure as Steppenwolf’s artistic director, Martha Lavey has overseen the production of hundreds of plays, many of which have transferred to Broadway. She’s also seen Chicago grow into a destination for aspiring theater professionals. “There is nationwide regard for Chicago as a fertile ground for actors,” Lavey said during a