Cal State L.A. Offers
Fashion Styling Program for Fall 2010
Open house on Sept. 9 offers early glimpse of program
For trend-setters looking to make a mark on the world of fashion, Cal State L.A. (CSULA) will launch the Fashion Styling program this fall quarter, a nine-course program that will give students access to industry professionals, celebrated guest speakers and on-location photo shoots. Providing an early glimpse at the program, an open house will take place at CSULA on Sept. 9 from 6 to 9 p.m. in room 219 of the Golden Eagle Building.
The only program of its kind on the West Coast, the Fashion Styling program is offered through CSULA's Division of Extended Learning and is available to qualified matriculated and non-matriculated students seeking to expand their personal and professional lives.
"The Fashion Styling program will be an incredible opportunity for artists interested in this booming industry. The program is specifically designed to prepare them for work as a collaborative member of a styling team dedicated to creating stunning visual imagery," said Crystal Wright, the renowned former styling agent and celebrated author who created the program.
The Fashion Stylist program is located in the heart of the entertainment industry. Wright hand-picked course instructors for the program who have many years of experience in the industry and who still work as leaders in their perspective fields. The instructors include internationally-recognized photographer Kevin Michael Schmitz, Los Angeles-based fashion stylist and wardrobe consultant Cory Savage and renowned fashion stylist and costume designer Michele Gampel.
The Fashion Styling program will test students' abilities and enhance their skills in a learning environment that was specifically designed to develop their creative potential.
"This is truly a one-of-a-kind opportunity," said Wright. "Students will interact with industry professionals, celebrated speakers and expert panels. They will also embark on several field trips and photo shoots allowing them to take a rare glimpse into the fashion world."
The Fashion Styling program is open to all qualified matriculated and non-matriculated students interested in expanding their personal and professional lives. Each of the nine courses are offered at between $350 and $450. Most of the courses are scheduled in the evenings between 6 and 9 p.m. and on the weekends.
Students interested in attending the open house should call (323)-343-4916 to reserve a seat.
To learn more about the Fashion Styling program visit http://www.calstatela.edu/exed/sub/professional/fashionStyle.htm
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