skidmore theater living newsletter


Staff writer Max McGuire ’24 interviews Visiting Lecturer in Playwriting Eric Holmes on his beginnings in theater and his philosophy on playwriting.

Interview with visiting puppetry artist

Check out this interview with visiting artist Anthony Sellitto-Budney about their experience working on the puppets for our Spring Mainstage!


Staff writer Keryn Math ’24 interviews writer, comedian, and actor Patrick Rowland during his visit to Skidmore College.

Interview with director Emily Moler and playwright Avery Deutsch

Check out this interview with THE WINTER GUARD PLAY director (and alum!) Emily Moler, and playwright Avery Deutsch


Writer Max McGuire ’24 talks with Visiting Lecturer Laura Menzie about her early experiences in the theater and the life of a working actor.

Meet Dr. Diego Villada

Check out our interview with Dr. Diego Villada, Guest Scholar Artist-in-Residence for Stage Combat!


Staff writer Mary MacKeen ’23 interviews Skidmore Theater’s visiting artist-in-residence in Playwriting Lanxing Fu.


An interview with Aniko Szucs, Skidmore Theater’s visiting assistant professor, conducted by staff writer Max McGuire ’24.

Six Questions with Dan Daly

Take a Vogue-style tour of the Fall ’22 Mainstage Eurydice set with guest scenic designer Dan Daly!

Faculty Highlight: Ji Won Jeon

An interview with Ji Won Jeon, Skidmore Theater’s visiting directing professor, conducted by staff writer Reyn Ricafort ’25.

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.


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Editor-in-Chief: Reyn Ricafort ’25

Founding Editor: Gabe Cohn ’16