I knew it is a versatile degree ! But what happens next after you graduate, that is the question. I now regretted that I didnt take much of the production sides and get my hands dirty so often while at school, but problem solving at your feet is the skills that I learned and valued about! I miss The Theatre and creating new work so much ;/
Some of you may know this about me, some may not. Despite having spent the last 15 years as a PR & communications professional, my college degree is in theatre. I have never in my life taken a marketing class, or a journalism class, or a business class. Yet, by most measures, I’m enjoying a successful career in business. “So what?” you ask… read on.
I was having a conversation with my friend Sara this week. She’s an actress. Like most actresses, she also has a Day Job that she works to pay the bills between acting jobs. This is the reality for most working actors in LA, New York and the other major centers of the entertainment industry. She was pointing out to me that she viewed her theatre background as a weakness in her Day Job career field, and that it was holding her back. She asked for…
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