skidmore theater living newsletter
Read about what Skidmore Theater students have been up to this summer in the field, with experiences that span from right here in Saratoga to all the way across the country.
Staff Writer Kallan Dana ’19 on our final New Works Lab of the semester “Adore,” written and directed by Jack Mulheron ’17.
“Adore,” the final New Works Lab of the semester, is a multi-media approach to a homecoming story. STLN writer Nina Slowinski talks with writer/director Jack Mulhern about his experience combining media and theater.
Three Rules of “Balm in Gilead”:
1.) There is an 85 cent minimum to sit at a booth.
2.) A junkie never falls off his stool.
3.) Dopey is our guide in this world of chaos, and the audience’s only hope of knowing where to look.
By Zoe Lesser “Ultimately, we are looking to tell four distinct truths—a task difficult enough to achieve with just one story. Yet, we also acknowledge that we cannot mask our theatrical setting, nor will we try to—we will only reveal it further.” Director Nina Slowinski ’19 prefaces Four Ten Minute Plays with this excerpt […]
Philip Merrick ’19 attends guerilla marketing “Balm in Gilead” event at Compton’s and gives the Living Newsletter a minute-to-minute debrief of what went down.
Staff writer Kallan Dana ’19 investigates how the world of Balm in Gilead acts as a petri dish for the company and characters to grow and evolve—or, rather, devolve, in this semester’s upcoming Mainstage production.
STLN staff writer Anabel Milton sits down with director Nina Slowinski ’19, actor Philip Merrick ’19, as well as stage manager and light/sound designer Miranda Coble ’19, to discuss the collaborative, and sometimes unconventional, rehearsal process thus far.
This production of Knights of The Sales Office, written by Hank Greene and directed by Mira Lamson Klein ’18, demonstrates the rigidity of corporate office culture and simultaneously displays how monotony can collapse with the slightest prod.
STLN STAFF 2017-18
Editors-in-Chief: Rachel Karp ’18 and Ziggy Schulting ’18
Founding Editor: Gabe Cohn ’16
Assistant Editors: TBA
2016-17 Staff Writers: TBA