The School of Theater, Film and Media Arts has an active community of students, faculty and alumni, whose talents
Actors go on auditions all the time, but they rarely receive the critical but nurturing feedback that they hear in Jennie Eisenhower's "Musical Theater: Dress Rehearsal" class.
Eisenhower brings in casting directors and other professionals from around the city throughout the semester. Her students receive real-world audition experiences in the classroom along with valuable observations and assessments to help them prepare for life after college.
Junior gets chance at dream role in Temple Theaters' upcoming production of Hairspray
by Logan Beck
Junior theater major Salvatore Mirando made his theater debut in eighth grade, as the iconic Nicely Nicely Johnson in Guys and Dolls with the classic Broadway hit, “Sit Down You’re Rocking The Boat.”
It was then that Mirando discovered his talent for comedic roles, and inspired him to cultivate those characters during his time at Temple.
LA Study Away Program Prepares Alum for Unique Job
Alumna Jeanette Leh (BA ‘15) found her calling while participating in the School of Theater, Film and Media Arts’ LA Study Away program. Leh, a theater major with a concentration in technical theater and design, decided to broaden her horizons by joining the traditional entertainment industry-oriented program in the fall of 2014.
Professor Elisabeth Subrin's Course Encourages Women in Film
by Logan Beck
Associate Professor Elisabeth Subrin proposed a new idea for an elective course shortly after she first arrived at Temple, remarking how marginalized women’s film remained in the film industry, as well as in academia.
With support of Temple’s Department of Film and Media Arts, the Women Film/Video Artists course was born, and is now a permanent part of the curriculum.