skidmore theater living newsletter


Faculty Spotlight: Andrew Rincón

Beginning this past Fall, Skidmore students have had the privilege to get to know playwright Andrew Rincón as not only an artist, but as a professor as well. Learn more about him in this faculty spotlight by Gemma Siegler ’22.

Patrick Rowland Improv Workshop Wrap-Up

Emily Zeller ’22 tells us about her experience participating in Patrick Rowland’s improv workshop.

Weekend Workshop: Intimacy, Violence, and Anti-Racist Theater Making

Guest artists Rocío Mendez and David Anzuelo held an intensive workshop focusing on intimacy, violence, and anti-racism on stage

Debra Ann Byrd: Becoming Othello: A Black Girl’s Journey

Last weekend, we hosted guest artist Debra Ann Byrd! We were lucky enough to watch Byrd perform her one-woman show Becoming Othello: A Black Girl’s Journey on our Mainstage.

A Weekend of Fun: Wrap-Up of The Second City Comedy Workshop

Emily Zeller ’22 tells us everything she learned at the Second City Comedy Workshop.

Faculty Spotlight: Teisha Duncan

Eliza Kuperschmid ’21 sits down with new Skidmore Theater Artist-in-Residence Teisha Duncan to talk about her life, career, and correcting the grammar of bullies.

Dancing and Devising: A Look Back on Fall Semester 2019

Skidmore students have many opportunities to experience new ways of thinking about theater thanks to visiting artists that come to campus every semester and hold workshops that allow students to collaborate and expand their understanding of art. As we look ahead to the exciting experiences this semester holds, let us also look back on previous […]

Faculty Spotlight: Dennis Schebetta

Esther Hibbs ’19 sits down with acting and directing professor Dennis Schebetta to hear about how he ended up as a theater educator and artist.

Faculty Spotlight: Gian-Murray Gianino

Mac Elizalde ’23 talks to Visiting Artist-in-Residence Gian-Murray Gianino about Suzuki, his experience at SITI Company, and what kind of donut he would be.

Intimacy Workshop Recap

Last weekend, Claire Warden, the founder of Intimacy Directors International, visited Skidmore to lead workshops on stage intimacy. In this article, we get a look at the background of this increasingly crucial aspect of theater work.

Faculty Spotlight: Carolyn Anderson

Nina Slowinski ’19 sits down with Carolyn Anderson to discuss her 40 year career at Skidmore.

A Conversation with Casey Reed

While Cabaret was still in full swing, STLN staff writer Max LoSardo ’20 spoke with the production’s musical director, guest artist Casey Reed. Read their conversation below as we celebrate the end of the semester!

Faculty Spotlight: Will Bond

Megan Muratore interviews and celebrates faculty member Will Bond as he prepares to leave Skidmore Theater after fifteen years.

Visiting Artist Spotlight: Joe Diebes and “oyster”

Co-editors of STLN Kallan Dana ’19 and Philip Merrick ’19 interview Joe Diebes, creator of “oyster” about his production, his process, and Alan Lomax’s Cantometrics.

Faculty Spotlight: Marie Glotzbach

Staff writer Joe Newman-Getzler ’21 sits down with director and acting teacher Marie Glotzbach to discuss her career path, artistic values, and inspirations.

Alumni Spotlight: Sam Garwood

Olivia Bagg ’19 sits down with alumna costume designer, Sam Garwood, to talk about her background and work on “We Used To Wear Bonnets & Get High All The Time”.

Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Jackson-Schebetta

STLN Co-Editor Philip Merrick ’19 interviews new professor of theater history and theory, Lisa Jackson-Schebetta about what led up to her coming to Skidmore.

Faculty Spotlight: Len Jenkin

STLN co-Editor-in-Chief sits down with guest artist and playwright, Len Jenkin, to talk about theatre, art, literature, and learning as you go.

 

STLN STAFF 2021-2022

Editors-in-Chief: Gemma Siegler ’22 and Madeline Munding ’21

Founding Editor: Gabe Cohn ’16