Theater Film and Media Studies

Organization Email
jrklein@smcm.edu
179C Montgomery Hall
Department Chair
Main Contact
David Ellsworth

Theater, Film, and Media Studies houses a variety of opportunities for students to study and practice the arts of stage and screen.

September 30, 2019
“Macbeth,” William Shakespeare’s tale of terrors and of unbridled ambition—of witches, ghosts, and deadly violence both actual and imaginary—opens on Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 8 p.m. and performs through Friday, Nov. 1 in Historic St. Mary’s City, adjacent to the St. Mary’s College of Maryland campus… Find Out More
March 21, 2019
Lydia R. Diamond’s “Stick Fly” opens on Wednesday, April 17 at 8 p.m. and runs through Sunday, April 21 in the Bruce Davis Theater, Montgomery Hall, on the St. Mary’s College of Maryland campus. Ticket prices are $4 for teachers, students, senior citizens, and Arts Alliance members; $6, general… Find Out More
January 29, 2019
“Humanizing Histories: 7 Short Plays about Resistance,” a festival of 10-minute student-written performance pieces, opens on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 8 p.m. and runs through Sunday, Feb. 24 in the Bruce Davis Theater, Montgomery Hall, on the St. Mary’s College of Maryland campus. Ticket prices are $4… Find Out More
October 15, 2018
The Office of the President presents Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, Native American scholar and poet N. Scott Momaday on Nov. 15 at 8:15 p.m. in Daugherty-Palmer Commons on the College’s campus. The event, co-sponsored by the VOICES Reading Series and the Theater, Film, and Media Studies… Find Out More
August 16, 2018
The department of theater, film, and media studies at St. Mary’s College of Maryland will host its eleventh annual film series, “Visions and Voices: Indigenous Media from the Americas,” at 8:15 p.m. on Sept. 19, Sept. 24, Oct. 15, and Oct. 22. The series will take place in the College’s Cole Cinema… Find Out More
August 7, 2018
Hannah Dickmyer ’16 (TFMS) plays the fun-loving (and sword-fighting) Mercutio in the Newtowne Players’ production of “Romeo and Juliet” outdoors at Historic St. Mary’s City, beginning Friday, August 10 and running through Saturday, August 18.

Dickmyer says her studies in theater at St. Mary’s… Find Out More
August 3, 2018
Professor Emerita of Theater, Film and Media Studies (Dance) Merideth Taylor’s new book “Listening In: Echoes and Artifacts from Maryland's Mother County,” (University of Virginia Press, 2018) is featured in the Washington Post.

 

According to the article, “Her images are accompanied by imagined… Find Out More
July 27, 2018
Assistant Professor of Theater Amy Steiger recently published an article in the Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism titled “Paradoxical Sleep and Flights of Imagination: Sleep Rock Thy Brain and the Performance of Research.” Sleep Rock Thy Brain is comprised of three one-act plays commissioned… Find Out More
June 28, 2018
For eight weeks this summer, nine students participated in the annual St. Mary’s Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF), diving into research topics of their own choosing with guidance from faculty mentors representing a diverse sampling of the college’s departments.

 

On Friday, July 6,… Find Out More
May 2, 2018
Professor Emerita of Theater, Film and Media Studies (Dance) Merideth Taylor’s new book “Listening In: Echoes and Artifacts from Maryland's Mother County,” (University of Virginia Press, 2018) will be published this June. Pre-orders are available on Amazon. A book release celebration will take… Find Out More