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

Paid Student Positions in TFMS


In addition to student aid programs available through the College, TFMS offers the following positions to assist students financially during their undergraduate careers:

HairShop Assistants: Currently, TFMS offers shop assistant positions to be assigned to the technical director for work in the scene shop and to the resident designer for work in the costume shop. Shop assistants perform duties as assigned by the technical director and resident designer in all aspects of technical theater, and their responsibilities and working hours will be specified and arranged by their immediate supervisor. Students selected for these positions should possess knowledge in the proper use of machinery, tools, and other equipment in the scene or costume shops, although "on-site" training will be available for those without such knowledge. Students interested in a shop assistant position should contact the technical director or resident designer for further information.

Box Office Managers: Numbering two, the Box Office managers run the Box Office; one manager also assumes the responsibilities of house manager. They must be available during specified times to manage the office and to take phone calls and ticket reservations, and are responsible for handling proceeds from all performances of each main stage production and for keeping legible records of transactions. Students interested in fulfilling the duties of the Box Office managers should contact Mark A. Rhoda (marhoda@smcm.edu) for further information.

Work-Study Assistants: Directed by the Financial Aid Office, work-study assistants in TFMS are selected by the theater operations specialist, resident designer, and technical director. Students interested in work-study positions in TFMS will assist the resident designer and technical director in the costume and scene shops. Interested students should contact the resident designer or technical director for further information.

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