Creative Career Panel

Career Advice from working artists, musicians, & actors

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How do I make money being creative?

Join us for a Q&A panel discussion with successful and working artists, art directors, musicians, & actors to learn the tricks of the trade! Gain valuable, field-specific advice on how to find employment in creative fields. Develop strategies for conducting an "outside the box" job search!

Stay after the panel session for light refreshments, networking and mentorship.

Creative Career Panel

Wednesday, Nov. 5th, 6:30-8pm

Latino Cultural Center Gallery, 803 S. Morgan St., Lecture Center B2

Free to UIC Students and Alumni in the Schools of Theatre, Music, Art and Art History.

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Deitra Farr, Award-winning Blues Singer

Lucy Knisley, New York Times Best-selling Graphic Novelist and Comic Creator

Rachel Thomas, Director of Marketing at Remy Bumppo Theatre Company

Mandy Carrier, Middle School Band Teacher & Ukulele Extraordinaire


6:30pm Welcome & Panelist Introductions

6:40pm Q&A Session

7:20pm Closing Words of Advice

7:30-8pm Light Refreshments & Networking

Co-sponsored by the UIC Office of Career Service and the UIC School of Theatre & Music

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