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.


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).


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


Polaroid StoriesWelcome to the Department of Theater, Film, and Media Studies (TFMS) at St. Mary's College of Maryland. This handbook will serve as a guide to familiarize students with the procedures and policies of the department. It contains information that will be useful to majors, minors, prospective majors and minors, and others who wish to participate in the various curricula and activities of the department. Included in the following pages are an outline of the requirements of the TFMS majors in theater studies and in film and media studies and the TFMS minors in theater studies, film and media studies, and dance/movement; a description of opportunities available to all St. Mary's students who plan a course of study in the department; and an explanation of the responsibilities that accompany these requirements and opportunities.

Students majoring in theater studies or in film and media studies are responsible for knowing and understanding all department and college requirements for graduation, and for following all procedures and regulations of TFMS as outlined in this handbook or elsewhere on the department website.

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