Author Archives: Alicia Gomez

About Alicia Gomez

Hi! Come see me if you want to discuss career options in the Arts, Media, and Communications. I encourage students to reflect on their various interests and strengths when starting to explore possible career paths. I am available to chat about industry trends and practical skills while also sharing my own professional experiences, lessons learned, and insights.

Featured Opportunities in Handshake

Click here to review some of the exciting opportunities in Media/Entertainment.

Click here to review some of the exciting opportunities in Design, Advertising, PR, and Marketing.

You could also review great opportunities under Job Function!

If you need help searching for jobs/internships, please come to the CCI office during quick questions. A Peer Career Advisor (PCA) will help you. Click here for their availability.

Are you interested in the Performing Arts Industry?

There are several Midd alums currently working in the performing arts industry. I encourage you to contact them to learn how to succeed in this industry.

Search for them via Middnet and/or LinkedIn. Below you will find a short list where alumni have worked or interned in the past.

Cameron McKinney/Kizuna Dance, Gibney Dance, Parsons Dance Company, Issue Project Room, A Dance Vision by Nicole, Megan Bascom and Dancers, Dixon Place, Jennifer Muller/The Works, Brooklyn Arts Exchange, Sable Arts Projects, Purpose Productions, Atlantic Theater Company, Telsey and Company, National Artists Management Company (NAMCO), bloc Agency, Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), Icarus Theatre Collective, The Actors Theatre Workshop, Wise Fish Theatre Collective, The Barrow Group Theatre Company, Pittsburgh Public Theatre, Middlebury- Town Hall Theatre, Lincoln Center, Alvin Aliley American Dance Theatre, Mark Morris Dance Center, Writers Theatre of NJ, RCI Theatricals, Williamstown Theatre Festival, New York Theatre Workshop, StageAgent, Backstage, Via Brooklyn, NY- The Public Theatre, Women’s Project Theatre, The Playwrights Realm, Ars Nova, Atlantic Theatre Company, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, The Stella Adler Studio of Acting, The Lee Stratsberg Theatre and Film Institute, Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre, Helluva Theatre Company, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Project Y Theatre Company, The Kennedy Center for Performing ARts, Hartford Stage, Arena Stage, Shakespeare Theatre Company, The Pearl Theatre Company, Weston Playhouse Theatre, Kitchen Theater Company, The Working Theater, American Conservatory Theater, Eugene O’Neil Theater Center, and Magic Theatre San Francisco

 As a student, you could continue to develop your skills and experience on campus. If you would like to discuss your interest in the performing arts industry, please schedule an appointment with me in handshake!

Are you interested to learn about the Music Industry?

There are several Midd alums currently working in the music industry. I encourage you to contact them to learn about the various roles and skills that you should develop to succeed in this industry.

Search for them via Middnet and/or LinkedIn. Below you will find a short list where alumni have worked or interned in the past.

Greater Los Angeles area: Universal Music, Hijinks LA, Squeak E. Clean Productions, Woofer Music & Sound, KIDinaKORNER, Elementary – CBS, Awesomeness TV – DreamWorks SKG, The Otheroom (Echo Park), Ken Rich Sound Services, Euphonic Sound Lab, LLC, Michael Dobbins Music, Inc., Elizabeth Stack with Elizabeth Music

Greater New York City area: Third Culture Group, BreakThru Radio, Universal Music, TuneCore, Wind-up Records, XL Recordings/Terrible Records, Hyperballad Music, Red Bull Music Academy, New York Philharmonic, Pulse Music, 95.5 WPLJ, ATO Records, Warner Music, Sony Music, The Artists Organization, Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater, True Panther Sounds, Beggars Group & Matador Records, The Wild Honey Pie, PureMix Studios, The Orchard, Viacom, Supro, Pigtronix,

As a student, you could continue to develop your experience and skills on campus. For example, you could work for WRMC- FM Middlebury College radio station, get involved with MCAB Concerts Committee, or work for the Gamut Room.

If you would like to discuss your interest in the music industry, please schedule an appointment with me in handshake!

21 Things That Make Casting Directors Happy in the Audition Room

Casting directors are your advocates and champions. Your wonderful work makes us look good and actually gets the role cast. Your disconnected, tentative, muddled work does nothing for anyone. So we need you to be great! We’re here to host your experience and shepherd you in, not hold you back. We want to share in your excellent work—it makes us happy!

Casting directors await you on the other side of the door you can see as either a gateway or barricade. Whether it’s a pre-read for an associate or a full-blown director/producer callback session, this is your time, your experience, your opportunity to do exceptional work. Enter the space and do the work for yourself, for the gratification of the work itself, and yes, to collaborate with other creative people waiting to figure it out with you. They need you; they can’t do it without you.

Here are some choices you can make (and they are choices) to keep any casting director truly happy in the room.

Click here to read the list!

Musical Podcasts Provide A Link To Broadway’s Past And Future

The next big musical that everyone talks about might never be seen. With more and more commuters sporting headphones, two upbeat entrepreneurs decided to produce a full musical in the form of a podcast. The three-act show received rave reviews, and one critic wrote that it “sets a standard for the future of musical theater.” However, the idea to distribute musicals through audio is actually from Broadway’s past. Click here to continue to read the article.

Fuse Media Courts Millennials And Advertisers, Using Music As A Gateway

Fuse Media, a fast-growing entertainment brand for multicultural youth, announced seven new and 10 returning series for 2018-19 touching hip-hop, magic, fashion and business. It’s got a dozen shows in development across linear and digital platforms aligned with top musical artists, festivals and documentary filmmakers. Click here to continue reading the article.

Digital Media, Marketing, and Advertising workshop!

Jamie Crepps ‘10 will speak to her experience working on the business side of Google (spoiler: you don’t need to be an engineer to work at Google!) in a variety of sales, marketing and global strategy roles. She will share more about what her day to day looks like, how liberal arts prepared her to be successful in the technology field as a non-engineer, what skillsets she looks for when hiring candidates, tips on how to get started in the field, and how to prepare for an interview.

Date: Friday, April 13, 2018

Location: Davis Family Library 105A

Time: 4:00pm-4:45pm

Click here to register for the event!