HPU Hosts Acclaimed Playwright And Screenwriter As Part Of Media And Performance Symposium

HPU Hosts Acclaimed Playwright And Screenwriter As Part Of Media Performance Symposium
HIGH POINT, N.C., March 17, 2009 ? High Point University will host Roy Steinberg, producer and director for “Guiding Light” and “Days of Our Lives,” on March 25-28 as part of the Media and Performance Symposium, a yearlong series designed to supplement the educational and artistic experiences of HPU students.
Steinberg will host workshops and screenings throughout the four-day event. Workshop topics include “Daytime Drama,” “Acting for Television,” “Directing for Television,” “Independent Filmmaking,” “Producing Independent Film” and  “Auditioning for Commercials, Television, and Film.”
The workshops will also feature screenings of the independent film “Lunch,” as well as daytime dramas.
The Media and Performance Symposium will continue to bring nationally recognized artists from all areas of the entertainment industry during the spring 2009 semester. The program is jointly sponsored by HPU’s Department of Performing Arts and the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication.
At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in a fun environment with caring people. HPU, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a liberal arts institution with more than 3,400 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 50 countries and more than 40 states at campuses in High Point and Winston-Salem. It is ranked by US News and World Report No. 5 among comprehensive universities in the South and No. 1 in its category among up-and-coming schools. Forbes.com ranks HPU in the top 6 percent among “America’s Best Colleges.” The university offers 66 undergraduate majors, 40 undergraduate minors and seven graduate-degree majors. It is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and is a member of the NCAA, Division I and the Big South Conference. Visit High Point University on the Web at http://www.highpoint.edu/
Chris DudleyVice President for Administration336-841-4530cdudley@highpoint.edu

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