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

David V. Groupé

Technical director/lighting designer. Technical theater, scenic and lighting design.
email: dvgroupe@smcm.edu

David V. Groupé has held teaching positions at Bennington College in Vermont and Marymount Manhattan College in NYC. He has worked in the field for the City Theatre Company in Pittsburgh, Merrill Stone Associates (an IATSE scene shop), and Connecticut Opera and Berkshire Opera companies. He continues to work professionally with Oldcastle Theatre Company (an Equity theatre company in Vermont) and as a freelance designer, technical director, and theater consultant. He is chair of the Artistic Council, a member of the Board of Directors, and technical consultant for the NewTowne Players, a local community theater in Lexington Park, MD. He also enjoys hot air ballooning in the summer. David received his B.F.A. and M.F.A. from Carnegie-Mellon University. (Office: MH 167)