- 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.
Table of Contents
- Liberal Arts Mission
- Production Policy
- Requirements for the
Theater Studies Major
- Requirements for the
Film and Media
Studies Major [pdf]
- Requirements for the Minors [pdf]
- Independent Study
- Junior Year Student-Faculty Conference
- Off-Campus Study
- Instructional Resources
- Filmmaking Resources
- Main Stage Productions & Film Series
- Talk-Back Night
- Audition Policy
- Performance Facilities
- Production and Shop Facilities
- Rules and Regulations for Use of Production and Shop Facilities
- Procedures for Requesting Use of Items
- Theater Production and Shop Positions and Their Responsibilities
- Paid Student Positions in TFMS
- The White Room
- TFMS Night
- Department Arts Alliance Awards
- The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) Awards
- Opportunities for Graduates
- Letters of Recommendation
- Core Play-Reading List for Theater Studies Majors [pdf]
- Core Film List for Film and Media Studies Majors [pdf]
- Check List: Theater Studies Major [pdf]
- Check List: Film and Media Studies Major [pdf]
- Guidelines and Application Procedures for St. Mary's Projects [pdf];
Application Form for St. Mary's Projects (pdf)
- Recommendation Release Form [pdf]
- Course Requirement Waiver or Substitution Form (pdf)
Where Are They Now?
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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The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) AwardsDuring any year the department is a member of KCACTF, students are eligible to receive certificate of achievement awards or acting nominations from adjudicating members of the American College Theatre Festival for work on main stage productions entered in the Festival. Student designers and stage managers are honored by the adjudicators with certificate of achievement awards for excellence in technical theater, and student actors are honored with acting nominations that permit performers to attend regional acting competitions with other KCACTF award recipients in various acting categories.
Laughing at Life: A Performance of Kyôgen Plays (pictured right, The Monkey-Bow Quiver) was selected by the KCACT as an entry in its region II competition of plays held at Towson University in Towson, MD. Chosen from among 80 participating productions from Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New York, New Jersey, and the District of Columbia, Laughing at Life was one of eight shows selected to perform and compete at Towson. (In 2001, the department's production of Naga-Mandala: Play with a Cobra was also selected by KCACTF as an entry in its region II competition held at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. That year, Naga-Mandala was one of five shows selected to perform and compete in Pittsburgh. As for Laughing at Life, the show received acting nominations from KCACTF adjudicators; it also received certificate of achievement awards from KCACTF for professor Merideth Taylor's stage direction and co-sound design and for student work in scenic sculpture, mime, and ensemble performing.)
Previous certificate of achievement awards from KCACTF include the lighting design of The Tooth of Crime, as well as acting nominations for Whose Life Is It Anyway?, The Tooth of Crime, Medea: A Noh Cycle Based on the Greek Myth, The Colored Museum, In My Time, The Skin of Our Teeth (1993 and 2003), and Tartuffe.