Theatre, Entertainment, & Media Meet-Up

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Date: Thursday, March 4, 2021
Time: 7:00 - 8:30pm
Location: virtual via Zoom

Eligibility: Open to Harvard College undergraduates.

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Connect with alumni working across entertainment as performers, writers, producers, directors, artists, agents, and executives. Hear about their paths from Harvard coming from a wide range of concentrations and how they pursued creative careers. Alums will share industry trends, tips for finding summer internships and entry-level jobs, as well as networking advice.

Hosted in partnership with the Hasty Pudding Theatricals - learn about the jump from college theatre and extracurriculars to a career in arts & entertainment!

Panelists:

Theatre, Entertainment, Media Panel

  • Mary Kate Burke (AB ‘06) Senior Editorial Producer at ABC News
  • Kathleen Chen (AB ’09) Comedy Writer & Producer on the HULU series Animaniacs
  • Eric J. Cheng (AB ’20) Actor & Writer
  • Jaime Davila (AB ‘07) Founder/ President of Campanario Entertainment
  • Peter Dodd (AB ‘06) Vice President of Development & Production, Warner Bros. Pictures 
  • Ryan Halprin (AB ‘12) Senior Vice President of Production at Rideback
  • Tyler Lewis (AB '14, HBS '22) Global Brand Marketing, YouTube (former)
  • Megan McDonnell (AB '14) Writer (WandaVision & sequel to Captain Marvel)
  • Claire-Marie Murphy (AB ’10) Vice President, Creative Advertising at Universal Pictures
  • Clifford Murray (AB ’10) Talent and Literary Manager at Management 360 
  • Alexandra Petri (AB ‘10) Humorist and Newspaper Columnist at the Washington Post
  • Matt Whitaker (AB ‘12) Writer (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Emily in Paris, Girls5eva)
  • Annie Winerip (AB ‘16) Director of Development at Nicole Kidman's Blossom Films