Arts, Film, Music, Theatre, Comedy

2020 Mar 06

Musical Theater Professional-in-Residence: Laura Sky Herman '19

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Pizza will be provided! PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

Laura Sky Herman (‘19) is currently starring as Ermengarde in the Broadway national tour of Hello, Dolly!. Previous credits include the Off-Broadway premier of The Little Dancer (Marie van Goethem), Crazy For You (Polly Baker), Brigadoon (Jean MacLaren), Oklahoma...

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2020 Mar 03

Humanities@Work

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St

Come learn why employers value humanistic skills in sectors as diverse as tech, non-profits, and business. See how 21st century jobs will increasingly rely on humanities and liberal arts skills to solve complex problems. Learn how the skills you are acquiring at Harvard College and GSAS can prepare you for the changing landscape of work.

Panelists include:

  • Emily Bernard, AB History and Literature ’07; Co-founder and Chief Product Officer, Placepass
  • Jennifer Chen, AB History of Art and Architecture ’11; Managing Director, American Modern Opera...
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2020 Feb 12

Museums, Galleries, and Arts Management Pathways Panel

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Explore a variety of career opportunities in museums, galleries, and arts management. Learn about entry level pathways and connect with a panel of Harvard alumni who are working in these dynamic industries! PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

Panelists will include:

  • Samantha Cohen '12, MBA ’21 – Former Special Project Producer at Sotheby’s
  • Brenna Nicely MFA ’15 – Education and Engagement Director at American Repertory Theater
  • ...
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2020 Feb 08

THEATRE, ENTERTAINMENT & MEDIA MEET-UP

1:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Eligibility: Open to Harvard College undergraduates. Meet Harvard alumni from LA, NYC, and SF who work in theatre, music, television, and film as performers, writers, producers, directors, artists, agents, composers, executives, and more! Hear from alumni about how they landed summer internships, and learn about industry trends and how to network into a job after graduation. Read more about THEATRE, ENTERTAINMENT & MEDIA MEET-UP
2020 Jan 28

Creative Careers Orientation: How to Find Jobs & Internships

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Interested in jobs or internships in creative fields like arts, advertising, entertainment, marketing, branding, publishing, and journalism? Come to this program and learn how to strategize and optimize your search in these fields, and how to conduct the networking that's so key in creative careers. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2020 Feb 21

Acting and Auditioning

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Join Jake Schwencke ‘21 & Ece Hakim ‘21 for a presentation followed by a Q&A on their work as actors in the industry and how to best prepare/break into auditioning for professional projects. Jake Schwencke grew up as a child actor on Broadway, in TV and film, regularly auditioning out of New York City. Ece Hakim is an actress who has worked on multiple Turkish television series. They will share their experiences from when they started auditioning as well as advice on ways to break into a career of...

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2020 Mar 02

Late Night Comedy with Karen Chee '17 & Nate Dern '07 (Webinar)

7:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Webinar
Interested in comedy writing? Karen Chee '17 and Nate Dern '07 will share their career journeys and and answer your questions about getting started in the field! Please note this will be a webinar. Karen Chee is a comedian and writer for Late Night with Seth Meyers. At Harvard, Karen lived in Quincy House, studied History & Literature, and did lots of improv and sketch comedy. She graduated in 2017 and now lives in Brooklyn with two nice roommates and one horrible cat. Nate Dern is a writer for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. He previously worked for Comedy Central, Funny Or Die,... Read more about Late Night Comedy with Karen Chee '17 & Nate Dern '07 (Webinar)
2019 Dec 03

The New Creative Hollywood with Producer Nicky Weinstock '91: Career Chat and Lunch

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Interested in learning more about the business of the entertainment industry (e.g. producing, financing, artist representation) and/or storytelling (e.g. producing, writing, directing, scoring) for film, television, media, and/or for a reflective, candid, real-time report-out on the industry (re: feature films, rom-coms, drama, short films, streaming)? Full-length feature film or eight-minute short or both of the above? Discuss new ways to create and distribute your story.... Read more about The New Creative Hollywood with Producer Nicky Weinstock '91: Career Chat and Lunch
2019 Dec 09

Artist Development Fellowships: Information Session [OFA Event]

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Office for the Arts, 74 Mt. Auburn Common Room

Involved in the arts? Do you have a great opportunity to pursue your artistic interests or advance your work but need financial support? Artist Development Fellowships provide funding to support student development in the practice of the arts. Come to our Info session for a review of guidelines, advice on the application process, and hear from past Fellows about their experience. The program is co-administered by the Office for the Arts, Office of Postgraduate and National Fellowships, and Office of Career Services and is open to underclassmen and in special instances freshman...

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2020 Jan 23

Site Visit: WGBH

10:30am to 1:00pm

Location: 

WGBH, Boston

LOCATION: One Guest Street, Boston, MA 02135
REGISTRATION: Please register to attend. (Registration Deadline: Friday, December 6)
COST: $15 fee to hold your reservation. There is no charge for the site visit. You will only be charged if you cancel within a week before the trip or do not show up on the morning of the visit. Note: If you do not have a credit card to reserve your spot on...

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2019 Oct 25

Producer/Writer Nicky Weinstock '92 (Red Hour Films) Open Office Hours

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Harvard students of all class years and concentrations are invited.

Interested in learning more about the business of the entertainment industry (e.g. producing, financing, artist representation) and/or storytelling (e.g. producing, writing, directing, scoring) for film, television, media, and/or for a reflective, candid, real-time report-out on the industry (re: feature films, rom-coms, drama, short films, streaming)?

Interested in connecting with other students with shared interest in the arts - a creative community where critique and feedback are candid, constructive and free... Read more about Producer/Writer Nicky Weinstock '92 (Red Hour Films) Open Office Hours
2019 Sep 27

Office Hours with Nicky Weinstock (writing for film & tv/entertainment business)

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Sign up for 1:1 appointments to discuss your aspirations, project ideas, or work in progress in the creative or business sides of film/tv/media. Weinstock is an award-winning producer and writer; earlier this year rom-com Plus One took top honors at the Tribeca Film Festival, and TV mini-series Escape at Dannemora (Showtime) received Monte Carlo TV Festival, Golden Globe, SAG, DGA, awards and twelve 2019 Primetime Emmy nominations.... Read more about Office Hours with Nicky Weinstock (writing for film & tv/entertainment business)

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