skidmore theater living newsletter

Studio Lab #3: The Cagebirds

The Cagebirds by David Campton, directed by Tait Brencher ’23, performed as Studio Lab #3 of the fall semester. Article by staff writer Noah Greenfield ’24.

Playwright’s Lab: “Destination Unknown” by Micah Pflaum ’23

Skidmore Theater’s Playwright’s Lab program continues with a staged reading of Micah Pflaum’s (’23) original play “Destination Unknown”

Fall ’22 Mainstage: Eurydice

A reflection on the JKB’s latest MainStage production, Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl, written by Mary Mackeen ’24.

Studio Lab #2: Cowboy Mouth

A review by staff writer Max Mcguire ’24 of the JKB’s second Studio Lab of the semester, “Cowboy Mouth” by Sam Shepard, directed by Will Davis-Kay ’23.

Plays at Play: Three Playwrights Respond to Art & Empathy

Staff writer Max McGuire ’24 reflects on the recent collaboration between Skidmore Theater and the Tang Teaching Museum.

Staged Reading of “Antigone”, an Adaptation by John Michael DiResta

A reflection by staff writer Carter Jones ’23 on Skidmore Faculty member John Michael DiResta’s adaptation of Sophocles’ Antigone

Fall ’22 Black Box: Silent Sky

A reflection of our Fall ’22 Black Box production of Silent Sky written by Reyn Ricafort

Studio Lab #1: “The Sandbox”

This week, the Skidmore Theater Department staged its first Studio Lab of the Fall 2022 season: Edward Albee’s The Sandbox, directed by Liz Cohen (’23).

Spring ’22 Mainstage: Heddatron

On April 22, Heddatron, written by Elizabeth Merriweather and directed by Dennis Schebetta, made its debut on Skidmore College’s Mainstage.

Lab #2: “4:48 Psychosis”

April 14th and 15th, Skidmore Theatre Department presented its second studio lab of the spring semester, 4.48 PSYCHOSIS, written by Sarah Kane and directed by Isaac DeMarchi (’23)

“El Mito or The Myth of My Pain”

This past weekend, Skidmore Theater was honored to host a staged reading of El Mito De Mi Dolor or The Myth of My Pain, a new play written by visiting artist in residence Andrew Rincón and directed by Teisha Duncan.

Lab #1: “Los Vendidos”

March 24th and 25th marked the debut of Skidmore’s most recent student-directed Studio Lab: Luis Valdez’s Los Vendidos, directed by and starring Skidmore’s own Fabian Rodriguez (‘22).

Spring ’22 BlackBox: Double Feature!!

This spring, Skidmore Theater did something different from their typical season by putting up two BlackBox productions in rep with each other: And Baby Makes Seven, written by Paula Vogel, and directed by Gemma Siegler, ‘22, and The Chaparral, written and directed by Tatsu Rivera ‘22. 

Lab #3: “Swimming in the Shallows”

Last weekend we closed our final lab of the season: “Swimming in the Shallows” by Adam Bock, directed by Tatsu Rivera ’22

Fall ’21 Mainstage: SOMEWHERE: A Primer for the End of Days

On November 19, 2021, it was opening night for SOMEWHERE: A Primer for the End of Days by Marisela Treviño Orta, our first show on the mainstage since Radium Girls closed on March 5 last year.

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

Lab #2: “Twilight Bowl”

Last weekend our second studio lab of the season opened and closed: Twilight Bowl by Rebecca Gilman, directed by Gemma Siegler ’22

Fall ’21 Blackbox: John Proctor is the Villian

Last weekend we closed our first Blackbox production in two years: John Proctor is the Villian by Kimberly Belflower, directed by John Michael Diresta.


STLN STAFF 2022-2023

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