The Showrunner

Headshot of David MandelDuring Wintersession, Veep’s David Mandel ’92 returns to his alma mater (where he learned his craft despite skipping classes) to share the craft of comedy writing and paths to Hollywood.

By Vicki Xu ‘23... Read more about The Showrunner

Finding character

mA new production M. Butterfly has offered ASAP's cast and creative team a way to explore identity, sexuality and theater. For Eric Cheng '20, meeting the actor who originated the Broadway role of Song Liling (BD Wong!), added depth and assurance. 

By William Swett ‘22... Read more about Finding character

2019 Jul 20

A Lunar Soirée

7:00pm to 10:00pm


Harvard Museum of Natural History, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
LunarSoireeCelebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the 1969 moon landing at this one-of-a-kind evening event exclusively for guests 21+. Enjoy cocktails, beer, light refreshments, and 60s music, as well as moon-inspired... Read more about A Lunar Soirée
2018 Mar 06

Hollywood 101: How to Break into Film, TV, Agenting, Management, and More - Mar. 6

4:00pm to 5:00pm


OCS, 54 Dunster St

Wondering how to get your first job in Hollywood? Join us for a discussion with alum and Harvardwood 101 Director Amit Samuel on the ins and outs, dos and don'ts, and how to leverage the Harvard network to get your foot in the door. Come with your questions!

Presented by Office of Career Services
ADMISSION: Free; open to Harvard students only. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

Unbreakable writer

Females are strong as hellScreenwriter Robert Carlock '95 is a favorite during JAMS! -- the OFA offerings during Harvard's Wintersession. This January, he returns with a new hit on his resume: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. We spoke with him about his undergrad years, writing comedy and the Hollywood biz. 

By Gareth Anderson '19... Read more about Unbreakable writer

2017 Sep 15

Harvardwood 101 and HSIP Q&A/ "I Was a Showbiz Intern" - 9/15

12:00pm to 1:00pm


54 Dunster St

Presented byOffice of Career Services
For Harvard Undergraduates only. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND
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Interested in the entertainment industry? Planning to apply for Harvardwood 101 to spend your 2018 J-term in Los Angeles? Want to learn more about obtaining and excelling at a summer internship in Hollywood?... Read more about Harvardwood 101 and HSIP Q&A/ "I Was a Showbiz Intern" - 9/15

2017 Mar 24

TDM Masterclass Series: Mike Reiss



Farkas Hall, 10-12 Holyoke Street

reiss simpsonizedPresented by: Theater, Dance & Media
Admission: Registration required. Register here

Mike Reiss '81 has won four Emmys during his nearly thirty years writing for The Simpsons. He's been a contributing writer to two dozen animated films, including the ICE AGE, DESPICABLE ME and KUNG FU PANDA franchises. He's an award-winning mystery writer and playwright, and the author of twenty children's books.... Read more about TDM Masterclass Series: Mike Reiss