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

Letters of Recommendation

The America PlayGraduate schools, summer internships, summer stock companies, scholarship programs, and prospective employers often request letters of recommendation from former instructors. Students should follow the guidelines, below, as a matter of courtesy when requesting letters of recommendation:

1. Students should select professors with whom they have studied for more than one course, have worked on at least one production, and/or have conducted independent work, so that a letter of recommendation may be more authoritative.

2. Students should provide a written and signed request for a letter of recommendation at least one month prior to the date on which the recommendation is due, and include their current curriculum vitae (resumé), a list of the addresses and persons to whom the letter is to be sent, all forms properly signed and completed, and deadlines for submissions. A signed Recommendation Release Form (HTML) must accompany each request.

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