• <div class="hero-story-wrapper container mb-2"><div class="hero-story col-lg-3 offset-lg-3 px-3 pb-2"><h4><a href="/live/news/3808-a-curiosity-for-learning-all-things-audio">Chasing the mix</a></h4><p> After years of work (and play) in CELEB’s <a href="/celeb/recording-studio/">Maple Tree Recording Studio</a>, Adriel Limas’20 now engineers music for emerging artists in the Sound Arts and Industries master’s degree program at Northwestern. After editing multiple projects with college alumni band <a href="/live/news/3435-beloits-been-quite-a-ride-for-tony-renzema22">Saturn Hat</a>, he’s one of three <a href="/residencies/ferrall-artist/">Ferrall Artists-in-Residence</a>, leading a group of students to write and perform their own original songs. </p><p><a href="/live/news/3808-a-curiosity-for-learning-all-things-audio" style="font-size: 1.05em;">Read More →</a></p></div></div><div class="hero-header-image" style="background-image: url(/live/image/gid/12/height/670/src_region/819,159,2681,2020/9386_TY2_9990.rev.1647366847.jpg); background-size:cover; background-position:center; min-height:400px;"><div class="" style="position:static;"><span class="lw_image_caption lw_align_right px-3" style="">Adriel experimenting with an electric guitar in the Maple Tree Recording Studio, summer 2021.</span></div></div>

Careers in the arts take many forms

What is your dream career?

From performing to creating to writing to broadcasting and much more, arts opportunities span an array of fields.

Will you turn your passion for art history into advocating for arts accessibility like Claire Aichholzer’15?  

Or maybe you will become a New York Times best-selling author after double majoring in creative writing and acting like Madeline Roux’08.

Perhaps you’ll continue to perform on stage while exploring how theatre can be used as a therapeutic tool like Alice Gehrke’16.

Chart your own path

Faculty mentors, alumni, and fellow students help you expand your creative practice. Through courseworkstudent groups, work experience, and other opportunities, you learn to tell stories via your preferred medium and then take those skills into any career you pursue.


Your Mentors

Gina T’ai
Gina T’ai

Gina prepares students for careers in the arts by helping them build skills in performance, arts administration, and entrepreneurship.

Get Involved

Contact channel coordinator Gina:


Alicia Bailey
Alicia Bailey

Alicia works with students in the scene shop to help bring shows to life. Students not only learn practical skills necessary for technical theatre, but also how to be more sustainable in the work they’re doing.

Scott Espeseth Studio Art
Scott Espeseth

Scott Espeseth advises students in pursuing opportunities in the visual arts, including exhibitions, internships, and graduate studies.

At Crooked Lake
Christopher Fink

Chris advises students in creative writing, especially fiction writing and nature writing. Chris also help students pursue publishing and literary editing opportunities.

Chris Johnson
Chris Johnson

As director of the dance program, Chris works with students on dance performance and choreography as well as somatics and kinesiology.

Amy L. Sarno
Amy L. Sarno

Amy Sarno is a director/deviser interested in the impacts theatre has on social change. Most recently her work has focused on verbatim and documentary performance. Sarno enjoys mentoring student projects that create dialogue in the community.

Shelbi Wilkin
Shelbi Wilkin

Shelbi mentors students in theatre design and technology specializing in costume design, cultural representation onstage, fashion history, and sustainable fashion practices.

George Williams, Jr. Studio Art
George Williams

Professor Williams is a working artist who is committed to teaching students the Business of Art alongside traditional and new media techniques.

Beloit’s been quite a ride for Tony Renzema’22

Beloit’s been quite a ride for Tony Renzema’22

A flexible curriculum, liberal arts focus, and affordability first drew Tony Renzema to Beloit. He’ll graduate with a major in media studies after recording two albums in college music studios, playing to appreciative fans on campus, and touring with his band.



The Arts Channel is hosting a 2-day festival for students and alumni to celebrate careers in the arts.

Julia Heney’10

Living the writer’s life

Julia Heney’10 knew she wanted to write when she came to Beloit. She found the encouragement and opportunities she needed to realize her dream.


This site uses cookies to improve your experience. Read our Web Privacy Policy for more information.

Got it! ×