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

Merideth M. Taylor

Professor emerita of theater and dance.
email: mmtaylor@smcm.edu
web site: http://faculty.smcm.edu/mmtaylor

Merideth M. Taylor received her B.A. from The Evergreen State College and her M.F.A. Equivalency from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. She has a broad and eclectic theater and dance background as a professional performer, director, choreographer, and educator. Merideth has taught acting, directing, mask work, stage combat, period styles of movement, and modern dance technique, improvisation, history, and composition. She has also taught and practiced movement and theater education for children and has worked as a dance therapist. Merideth is a firm believer in the value of a liberal arts education and of the crucial role in education of the creative arts. She enjoys performing and occasionally appears in her own and others' productions on and off-campus. She is also an award-winning playwright.