skidmore theater living newsletter
By Aymon E. Langlois After an unexpected performance cancellation due to inclement weather on Monday, December 2nd, Skidmore College’s Theatre Department was able to present three showings over two days—Tuesday, December 3rd and Wednesday, December 4th—of Maria Irene Fornés’ Mud directed by Audrey Erickson ’20. Mud tells the poignant tale of a young woman, Mae […]
“The Hour…” Director Phil Soltanoff on Naïve Theater, the Grand Canyon, and Agonizing Existential Dilemmas
Nick Leonard ’20 interviews the director of this semester’s Mainstage production, Peter Handke’s “The Hour We Knew Nothing of Each Other” for a perspective on his process for this unusual play.
Mary Harriman ’20 wrote, co-directed, and starred in “Sadboy Hours,” a raw and personal exploration of her college life. Read on for Meg Gray ’22’s coverage of the performance!
Mac Elizalde ’23 covers Marjorie Solokoff’s “Snow White,” a children’s theater piece adapting the classic fairy tale, directed by Rebecca Schilsky ’20.
Staff writer Esther Hibbs ’19 explores the questions raised by this fall’s production of “The Harvest” by Samuel D. Hunter and directed by John Michael DiResta.
Max LoSardo ’20 sits down with two actors and an assistant director for the Fall 2019 Black Box show, Samuel D. Hunter’s “The Harvest” directed by John Michael DiResta, and gets an inside look at the challenges and rewards of the rehearsal process.
Meg Gray ’22 covers our first Studio Lab of the fall semester, Quiara Alegra Hudes’ “Elliot: A Soldier’s Fugue,” directed by Jamin Garcia ’20.
Summer vacation isn’t going to stop Skidmore students from making theater! Read about some of their experiences here in the third installment of STLN’s Summer Spotlights.
Kallan Dana ’19 and Philip Merrick ’19 interview Finley Martin ’19, the visuals manager for Skidmore Theater from Fall 2017-Spring 2019.
A look back at the sixth annual 24-Hour Play festival.
Joe Newman-Getzler ’21 covers this semester’s playwright’s lab: “Reach Out, Pull Back,” by Hannah Gross ’21.
STLN Co-Editor-in-Chief takes us through our Spring 2019 production of “Cabaret,” the JKB’s first musical in six years.
Nina Slowinski ’19 covers the final studio lab of the semester, “The Author’s Voice,” directed by Nick Leonard ’20.
Kallan Dana speaks with Max Clifford, stage manager and lighting designer for “The Author’s Voice,” about his experience on the final studio lab of the semester.
Basil Lilien takes us backstage into the rehearsal process for “Cabaret”!
Max LoSardo covers dreams and dancing in this semester’s New Works Lab, “Mark and Beth Dish Dreams,” created and directed by Cara Geser ’20.
Em Miller ’20 covers the Skidmore Theater and Tang Teaching Museum collaboration–“Off the Shelf.”
STLN STAFF 2018-19
Editors-in-Chief: Audrey Erickson ’20 and Em Miller ’20
Founding Editor: Gabe Cohn ’16