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Department of Art

Art and Design Center, Room 120
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8300

Samantha Fields, Department Chair

Department of Cinema & Television Arts

Manzanita Hall, Room 195
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8317

Jared Rappaport, Department Chair

Department of Communication Studies

Manzanita Hall, Room 220
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8257

Jinah Kim, Department Chair

Department of Journalism

Manzanita Hall, Room 210
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8311

Stephanie Bluestein, Department Chair

Department of Music

Cypress Hall, Room 116
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8314

John Roscigno, Department Chair

Department of Theatre

Nordhoff Hall, Room 110
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8320

Dan Weingarten, Department Chair


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Centers and Institutes

Entertainment Industry Institute logoEntertainment Industry Institute

Director: Dr. Daniel Hosken, Dean of the Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication. Description: Will (1) promote, coordinate and support campus programs involving the entertainment industry; (2) support development of innovative and interdisciplinary curriculum and degree programs by bringing together expertise and perspectives from interested departments and colleges; (3) help students realize their educational goals in preparation for careers in the entertainment industry; (4) solicit, assign, and manage internship opportunities; (5) establish the college as a center of research and creative activity related to the entertainment industry; (6) promote closer ties between the college and industry by creating and maintaining substantive partnerships, and by helping the industry learn about the college; (7) assist the college in development efforts; and (8) advance the artistic, cultural and economic life of the surrounding communities. Contact Information:

IntersectLA logoIntersectLA

Director: Prof. Joe Bautista, Department of Art. Description: IntersectLA, previously known as Radius 2.0 and VISCOM, is a student-operated and faculty managed full-service brand + creative strategy agency. IntersectLA was specifically developed for students from diverse disciplines to collaborate and fully understand the creative side of business while building their skills. Internships and apprenticeships allow students to jump-start their careers by connecting them with high-profile industry leaders. We capitalize on our Southern California location, which is home to the entertainment and high-tech industries. To learn more, visit their website at


Community Outreach

Therapist working with a childMusic Therapy Wellness Clinic

Director: Ron Borczon, MT-BC, MM., Department of Music. The Music Therapy Wellness Clinic provides individually designed music activities for children and adults with disabilities and special challenges, including autism, developmental delay, physical, mental and emotional disorders, and learning disabilities. The Music Therapy Wellness Clinic is dedicated to creating an environment where an individual with special challenges can acquire necessary life skills through the unique, creative and enjoyable medium of music. Our therapists are internationally recognized and encompass a range of techniques and areas of expertise. Our entire treatment team is dedicated to creating the opportunity for each participant to express his or her true creative essence while gaining needed skills and enhancing self-esteem.

Contact Information: To contact the clinic please call 818-677-5663 or you can email us at 

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Teenage Drama Workshop logoTeenage Drama Workshop

Executive Director: Garry D. Lennon, Department of Theatre. The award-winning Teenage Drama Workshop (TADW) offers teens (those going into 7th grade through those just graduating 12th grade) the opportunity to develop skills in the theatre arts in a six-week, conservatory-style, Summer program on the campus of California State University, Northridge.  Contact Information: Garry D. Lennon (818) 677-7189 or email:

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Youth Orchestra logoCSUN Youth Orchestras

Manager: Stefan Krut. Our mission as the CSUN Youth Orchestras is to provide young musicians of varying ages the opportunity to participate in an educational ensemble experience that will allow them to grow as musicians and performers.  Contact Information:  Stefan Krut, Manager, 677-3074

Office Hours:
Tuesday and Thursday by appointment; Saturdays 8:30am – 3:30pm; Sundays 4pm – 8pm

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daVinci proportional man drawingFigure Drawing Workshop 

Director: Prof. Ed Alfano, Department of Art
Contact Information:, (818) 677-2348, Art and Design Center, Room 120

The CSUN Department of Art offers self guided figure drawing workshops during the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters. The workshops are designed to let participants spend an extended period of time with live models to master their drawing skills. The sessions include beginning to advanced students. Students determine which hours they attend. Some come late after work and others find it best to leave early. Usually, there are 13 or 14 sessions each semester that are scheduled on Tuesday or Wednesday evenings between 5:30 and 9:30pm in Art and Design Center rooms 602 or 604. Attendees do not have to be enrolled at CSUN. The fee is $5.00 per session and should be paid online. Pay here.

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Communication for Youth (Communication Studies)

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The Communication for Youth program is a community outreach, service -learning course that enables graduate and undergraduate students to utilize their combined skills as Communication Studies majors to offer public speaking training to students in grades 5 through 12.  All classes are held on the CSUN campus, SATURDAYS from 9:00 - 11:45 AM.  Join us today for a one of a kind experience to learn, teach, and grow!