Undergraduate Students

Department of Theater adds new Theater Education 4+1 Program

Oct 27 2014

by Deneia Washington

In order to give students more ways of engaging in the theater world, the Department of Theater is now offering a Theater Education 4+1 Program, which allows students to earn both a Bachelor's and a Master's degree in five years while preparing them for professional careers in theater education and outreach.  

Kalen Allen to Give TFMA Graduation Address

The School of Theater, Film and Media Arts is excited to announce graduating senior Kalen Allen as student speaker at the TFMA Graduation Ceremony on Thursday, May 10 at 4:30 pm at the Temple Performing Arts Center. 

BFA Film Students Prepare for Senior Projects

Mar 28 2018

Seniors Anna Gamarnik and Julie Bergman Discuss Their Capstone Films

by Hadiyah Weaver

Student Spotlight: Julia Hopkins

Feb 19 2018

Senior to star as peacemaker Benvolio in Romeo and Juliet 

by Hadiyah Weaver

Julia Hopkins will play the role of Benvolio, which is usually played by a male, in this semester’s production of Romeo and Juliet; she was casted in part due due to her advance stage combat skills. The senior theater major began practicing martial arts in high school with Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai. She is now a certified actor combatant and the best stage fighter at Temple.

Student Spotlight: Salvatore Mirando

Sep 20 2016

Junior gets chance at dream role in Temple Theaters' upcoming production of Hairspray

by Logan Beck

Junior theater major Salvatore Mirando made his theater debut in eighth grade, as the iconic Nicely Nicely Johnson in Guys and Dolls with the classic Broadway hit, “Sit Down You’re Rocking The Boat.”

It was then that Mirando discovered his talent for comedic roles, and inspired him to cultivate those characters during his time at Temple.

FMA Course Explores Women Artists

May 9 2016

Professor Elisabeth Subrin's Course Encourages Women in Film

by Logan Beck

Associate Professor Elisabeth Subrin proposed a new idea for an elective course shortly after she first arrived at Temple, remarking how marginalized women’s film remained in the film industry, as well as in academia.

With support of Temple’s Department of Film and Media Arts, the Women Film/Video Artists course was born, and is now a permanent part of the curriculum.

Student Profile: Samantha Dugan

Apr 27 2016

Senior stage manager prepares for a career in theater

by Logan Beck

Senior theater major Samantha Dugan toured Temple for the first time as a 17-year-old, on a cold, rainy day. Despite the weather, she knew she wanted it to become her home.

Student Profile: Mary Guarnieri

Apr 12 2016

Senior actor reflects on Temple Theaters, commencement and life after Temple

by Logan Beck

Senior theater major in the acting and musical theater concentrations Mary Guarnieri recently took her final bow with Temple Theaters as Athena in The Odyssey.

In May, she’ll grace a different stage as a different role, the Theater Film and Media Arts Commencement Speaker.

Shakespeare's First Play Challenges Undergraduates

Jan 26 2016

Undergraduate students tackle the complex comedy The Two Gentlemen of Verona

by Logan Beck

Temple Theaters will be transporting audiences to Verona and Milan with what is to be considered Shakespeare’s first comedy, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, directed by James J. Christy, running Wednesday, February 3 - Sunday, February 14 in Tomlinson Theater.

Student Spotlight: Samantha Begelman

Dec 3 2015

Film student finds opportunities with Philadelphia internships

by Logan Beck

Senior film production major and business studies minor Samantha Begelman has always had a passion for movies, and knew that one day she wanted to bring the magic of film to life.

“I love how movies can change society more than almost anything else,” Begelman said.

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