By Alyssa Holcomb There is no shortage of networking events that Northwestern offers its students, but it is rare when the professionals are the ones approaching you – literally.
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By Chad Hewitt Ask any stranger on the street and they may give you different examples of what Chicago, Illinois is most known for. Some may tell you it’s the Cubs, some may tell you it’s the cold weather, and some may tell you it’s the architecture. For many entertainers and performers however, Chicago is
By Jacob Nelson Ever since she began her new job as the managing director of Victory Gardens, Erica Daniels has gotten used to using the word “scrappy.” That’s partly because of Victory Gardens’ size: the theatre company has a small staff of people who wear different hats, and getting things done involves first figuring out
By Amy A. Ross Allison Riddle has long intuited her life would revolve around the arts; however, it wasn’t until a couple of years ago that she even imagined a career in comedy. Riddle attended Eastern Michigan University, and during that time she developed her skills as a sculptor using non-traditional materials like fabrics and
By Amy A. Ross Seth Zimmerman decided it was time to go back to school after about a decade navigating the media and entertainment industries with professional success, but without the personal satisfaction he longed for. A life-long theatre aficionado, Zimmerman was involved in theatre in high school. However, when it came time to pick a field
By Amy A. Ross When Dionna Griffin-Irons began to pursue a career in acting and writing, the future she envisioned for herself in the creative industries had little to do with social activism and its intersection with art and entertainment. However, as her career developed, she inevitably found herself putting on a large and proud