DEMAN Weekend 2014

November 7-8, 2014
 
 
 
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Friday, November 7, 2014

11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Music Department Workshop with Derek Kwan '98 "The Performing Arts: an Evolving Landscape"
Lunch will be provided
Location: Room 102 Biddle Music Building

12:30-1:00 p.m.
Check-in and Alumni Packet Pickup

Location: Main Lobby, Bryan Center

1:00-2:00 p.m.
Keynote Speaker Robert Yeoman '73 [ OPEN TO THE PUBLIC ]
Location: Griffith Theater, Bryan Center

2:30-4:00 p.m.
Departmental Workshops [ STUDENTS ONLY ]

AMI/CDS Department Workshop
Robert Yeoman '73
Location: Carpentry Shop, Maxwell Street

Dance Department Workshop
Monica Hogan '12
Location: The Ark, East Campus

Theater Department Workshop
Adam Saunders '99
Location: Rehearsal Studio BC127, Bryan Center

Visual Arts Department Workshop
Zandie Brocket '09
Location: FHI Garage, C105, Bay 4, Smith Warehouse

4:30-5:30 p.m.
Alumni Pre-Panel Gathering [ ALUMNI ONLY ]
Location: Nasher Museum of Art

5:30-7:00 p.m.
Panel of Distinguished DEMAN alumni
Location: Nasher Museum of Art

7:00-8:30 p.m.
Evening Reception at the Nasher
Location: Nasher Museum of Art


Saturday, November 8, 2014

11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m.
Lunch with President Brodhead [ ALUMNI ONLY ]
Location: Hart House (President's Residence)

1:30-1:45 p.m.
Check-in for Workshop Presenters and Participants
Location: Sanford School of Public Policy

1:45-3:30 p.m.
Young Alumni and Student Workshops [ STUDENTS AND RECENT GRADUATES ONLY ]

Field Session (90 min)
Location: Sanford School of Public Policy

Today Show Production Workshop
Matt Greenfield ’05, Producer, NBC Today Show

Classroom Sessions (45 min each)
Location: Sanford School of Public Policy

Session 1 | 1:45-2:30 p.m.       Session 2 | 2:45-3:30 p.m.

Navigating Hollywood 101
Keely MacDonald '12, Showrunner's Assistant, FOX's "Sleepy Hollow"
Jenna Gates '12, Agent Trainee, United Talent Agency

How to Craft a Career in Content, Marketing & Branding
Amanda Peralta '12, Digital Editorial Specialist, Live in the Grey
Drew Neisser '79, President/CEO, Renegade

Using Your Creativity to Leverage a Career in Sports
Hilary Shaev '89, VP Marketing, NBA and WNBA
Laura Suchoski '09, Social Media Manager, McKinney/espnW

The Intersection of Food and Media
Will Geary '12, Finance & Strategy, Food52.com
Lia Buffa '99, VP Business Development, Food Network

Social Media and Search: The Art of Connectivity
Lindsay Tomson '12, People Ops, Google
Taylor Clarke '12, Account Management, Facebook

Charting Your Own Path: How to Build a Career in Film & Storytelling 
Mike Macari '92, Producer, Macari Edelstein (The Ring)
Courtney Spence '02, Founder, Students of the World

Behind the Scenes: Covering Finance and Politics
Caroline Fairchild '12, Writer, Fortune Magazine's The Broadsheet
Betsy Klein '12, Political Planning Editor, CNN

Getting the Gig: Auditions, Internships, and Interviews
Nathaniel Hill '12, General Management Associate, Baseline Theatrical
Monica Hogan '12, Artistic Director, Monica Hogan Danceworks

From Artist to Audience: Arts Presenting & Creative Producing
Eric Oberstein '07, Associate Director, Duke Performances
Emma Miller '12, Programming Coordinator, Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

Breaking into "The Biz": Digital/Magazine Journalism
Sara Lipka '01, Senior Editor, The Chronicle of Higher Education
Valerie May '77, Creator and Executive Producer, Mpala Live! and Former Senior Editor, National Geographic
Steven Petrow '78, Columnist, The Washington Post
 

4:00-6:30 p.m.
DEMAN, AMI and CDS: Special Film Screening: MOONRISE KINGDOM
Followed by Q&A with cinematographer Robert Yeoman '73, moderated by Josh Gibson '95
Location: Griffith Theater, Bryan Center

6:30-7:30 p.m.
DEMAN Weekend Wrap-up Party
Location: Von Canon, Bryan Center

8:00 p.m.
Companhia Urbana de Dança Presented by Duke Performances
Location: Reynolds Theater, Bryan Center

Virtuosic dancers from the favelas of Rio de Janeiro fuse hip-hop, samba, capoeira, and contemporary dance in the boldly imaginative choreography of Sonia Destri Lie’s Companhia Urbana de Dança. Tickets are available at a 25% discount with the promo code DEMAN14. Visit the Duke Performances website for tickets and more information.

 
 

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