By: Toree Weaver
The School of Theater, Film and Media Arts has an active community of students, faculty and alumni, whose talents
By: Toree Weaver
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.
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.
Madeleine Hunt-Ehrlich, second year student of the Film and Media Arts Department MFA Program, was awarded the Princess Grace Award the 2014 Graduate Film Scholarship.
The daughter of two artists, Hunt-Ehrlich was raised in an artist cooperative ,that provides professional facilities and services for its members , in New York’s Alphabet City neighborhood, and believes this world has shaped her identity as a visual storyteller.
By Deneia Washington
After a whirlwind application process, MFA candidate Israel Vasquez was named a 2015 Sundance | Knight Fellow; this prestigious fellowship, offered by Sundance Institute in partnership with John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, offers support and opportunities to emerging filmmakers.