Theater Film and Media Studies

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

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

February 13, 2020
Several students and faculty of the Theater, Film and Media Studies department (TFMS) at St. Mary’s College of Maryland represented the College at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCATCF) region II, January 14-18 at the University of Maryland, College Park.

 

KCATCF, a… Find Out More
November 18, 2019
Assistant Professor of Theater Amy Steiger was recently published in the Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed Journal. Titled, “Moving Forward, Living Backward, or Just Standing Still?: Newspaper Theatre, Critical Race Theory, and Commemorating the Wade-Braden Trial in Louisville, Kentucky,”… Find Out More
October 29, 2019
The Department of Theater, Film, and Media Studies at St. Mary’s College of Maryland will host Happenstance Theater, one of Washington, D.C.’s, preeminent performance troupes, at 8 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 20 and 21, in the Bruce Davis Theater, Montgomery Hall Fine Arts Center, on the… Find Out More
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