Undergraduate Students

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.

Student Spotlight: Steven Harding

Nov 9 2015

Junior theater major seeks challenges outside the classroom

By Logan Beck

Junior theater major and German minor Steven Harding knew he belonged on the stage from his early elementary school days.


Senior Grace Martin Tackles A Free Man of Color

Oct 26 2015

Undergraduate student gets chance to design for mainstage show 

by Logan Beck

Senior theater major Grace Martin spent her high school years studying voice, but now explores her childhood love of costumes as a design student in Temple’s Department of Theater.

Q&A with Anything Goes Actors

Oct 5 2015

Cast members share thoughts on Cole Porter production

by Logan Beck

A few cast members from Temple Theater’s production of Anything Goes, directed by Peter Reynolds and choreographedshared their experiences portraying their iconic roles from one of Broadway’s most beloved Golden Age musicals.

For Colored Girls... Challenges Cast

Sep 16 2015


Actors find strength in exploring inspring drama together


by Logan Beck 


Jonathan Groff Visits Temple Theaters

Sep 1 2015

Broadway star Jonathan Groff talks with students and conducts masterclass at Temple

by Logan Beck

On Friday, August 28, Tomlinson Theater quickly filled to the brim with theater majors, performers, and fans to hear from Broadway star and Lancaster native Jonathan Groff.

Groff took a train early Friday morning to Philadelphia to conduct a casual Q&A session with Temple students, as well as conduct a masterclass before returning to New York City to perform in the new hit Broadway musical Hamilton.

Inaugural Cohort Returns From Temple Theaters London

Jun 2 2015

Students rave about Temple Theaters London

Incoming FMA Student Named Semi-Finalist in Presidential Scholars Program

May 19 2015

Lucas Wozniak, an entering student in the Department of Film and Media Arts, has been named one of 565 semifinalists, and one of only seventeen in Pennsylvania, in the 2015 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. The semifinalists were selected from more than 4,300 candidates on the basis of superior achievements, leadership qualities, personal character, and involvement in community and school activities.

A Day In The Life: Sam Dugan

Mar 11 2015

On Wednesday, February 4, junior Samantha Dugan recorded her very busy day for this new feature. In addition to being a dedicated student and employee of the Temple Theaters Box Office, Sam is also the stage manager of Temple Theater’s next production Arcadia, which began tech last Wednesday.  

7:45am. I have to resist the urge to let one single tear slide down my cheek, when my alarm goes off. But it’s Wednesday, which means class today.

New FMA Curriculum Now Offers BFA Degrees

Feb 20 2015

The Department of Film and Media Arts (FMA) is expanding its undergraduate program to offer a new bachelor of fine arts (BFA) degrees in addition to a more focused bachelor of arts (BA) degrees. The new BFA will offer Concentrations in Directing, Media Arts and Screenwriting for intensive arts education. The new more focused BA will offer concentrations in Cinematography, Post-Production, Producing and Screen Studies, allowing for specialized study within a liberal arts context.

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