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Media & Communication


Shenandoah University student on the set of "The Deuce" in New York City.

A Fire To Perform

Shortly after senior media and communication major A.J. Cabbagestalk made a decision earlier this year to pursue a career in acting, he earned an appearance on an HBO drama. Already engaged with Shenandoah University’s film studies program because of his interest in directing, he asked film studies lecturer Paul DiFranco how to make inroads as an actor. […]

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Santa Girl

Documentary Course Puts Students’ Lives Through a Lens

Fall 2018 introduced a rebuilt course to Shenandoah University. Assistant Professor of Media & Communication Glenn Osten Anderson M.F.A., M.St., restarted Film 371: Documentary Filmmaking. As a professional documentarian and journalist, he said he is excited to help students’ craft their filmmaking skills. We had ‘Santa Girl’ last year, which was this amazing introduction to […]

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Stephen Tobolowsky at Shenandoah University's Glaize Studio Theatre.

Famed Character Actor Visits Shenandoah

Legendary character actor Stephen Tobolowsky wrapped up a three-day visit to Winchester with an Oct. 8 question-and-answer session with Shenandoah University students in an appearance sponsored by the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, the College of Arts & Sciences’ film studies program and the Shenandoah Conservatory acting program. Tobolowsky, known for roles in films like “Groundhog Day,” […]

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