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Dartmouth College
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OFF THE GREEN: Careers in Arts & Entertainment

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Submit the application (hard copy) to the CPD, deadline extended to May 16th at 4:30 p.m.

June 11, 2014
Location:  New York, NY

**Please note, this schedule is not finalized and subject to change

9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Possible Programming – Information TBD

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch Panel with Young Alumni - New York Theater Workshop
Young alumni representing performing arts, theater, television and film will share their experiences from the lens of a recent graduate.

  • Rashaad Ernesto Green '99 – film maker
  • Caroline McKenzie '07 – Head of Marketing, Radius Films, Weinstein Co
  • Abbe Sokol '10 – Global business development, Starcom MediaVest
  • Kimberly Marable '05 – actress and dancer on Broadway
2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Employer Site Visit #1: Viacom (television, film and media)

Panel and tour of organization. Panelists represent television, film and media producers

  • Tour of organization
  • Howard Weinberg '62 – Producer, Director and Filmmaker
  • Kevin Wade P'16 – Producer of Blue Bloods
  • Meredith Lerner '95 – Producer of House Hunters International, HGTV, Emmy-Award winning Producer
  • More information to come!
4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Employer Site Visit #2: Elektra Theater (theater and performing arts)
Presentation and tour of organization:

  • Opportunity to learn more about performing arts and theater production
  • Meet alumni producers like Andrew Asnes '87 and others
  • More information to come!
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.~

Off the Green Reception:

  • Keynote Speaker – Jerry Zaks, Four-time Tony award winning director and 2013 inductee to the American Theater Hall of Fame
  • Network with alumni and parents

Program Goals:

  • Learn about the range of positions in arts and entertainment (including theater, performing arts, television and theater production and media)
  • Observe the differences between organizations including: office dynamics, culture, layout of the organization/facility, dress, interaction between colleagues, etc.
  • Make connections and establish relationships
  • Enhance and strengthen your networking skills

Why the program was created:

  • Opportunity to explore career areas of interest
  • Get an insider's view of professional work environments
  • Network and seek advice and guidance from alumni and parents in the field

Last Updated: 5/12/14