Upcoming Events

  • September 4
    TFMS Open House, 7:30-8:30 p.m.+, Bruce Davis Theater, MH. Come enjoy the party! Mandatory for declared and intended TFMS majors.
  • September 9-10
    Auditions, Much Ado About Nothing, 6:00-10:00 p.m., Bruce Davis Theater, MH. Contact the director, Michael Ellis-Tolaydo, for information.
  • September 22
    Eighth Annual TFMS Film Series, with filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer ("The Act of Killing"), 7:15 p.m., Cole Cinema, Campus Center. Free and open to the public. 
  • October 20
    Eighth Annual TFMS Film Series, with filmmaker Lynne Sachs ("Your Day Is My Night"), 8:15 p.m., Cole Cinema, Campus Center. Free and open to the public.
  • October 30-31
    Performances of "Falling Man, a dance-art project," with Leonard Cruz & Caitie Sullivan, 8:00 p.m. (Oct. 30) & 4:30 p.m. (Oct. 31), Boyden Gallery, MH. Free and open to the public.


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TFMS Alumni
Where Are They Now?

Megan Rippey

Megan Rippey (class of 2008, B.A. women, gender, and sexuality studies, minor in theater studies) recently completed her M.F.A. in acting at the California Institute of the Arts (class of 2013).

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Site maintained by:
Mark A. Rhoda
For comments about this site or suggestions for its improvement, contact: marhoda@smcm.edu

Mark A. Rhoda

Visiting associate professor of theater, film, and media studies. Film studies, performance studies, dramatic literature, theory, and criticism, theater history, directing.
email: marhoda@smcm.edu

Mark A. Rhoda is visiting associate professor of theater, film, and media studies. Mark teaches courses in film studies (intro to film and media studies, film history, world cinema, horror film, silent film), dramatic literature, theory, and criticism, and performance and cultural studies. He is also a director, performer, and scholar. Mark has mentored St. Mary's Projects (SMPs) on Third World cinemas, internet-based slash cultures, U.S. films noirs, ethnographic filmmaking, and performance. Mark has taught at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, the University of Denver, and the University of California, Berkeley. He received his B.A. in theater from Middlebury College and his M.A. and Ph.D. in dramatic arts from the University of California, Berkeley. (Office: MH 179B)