skidmore theater living newsletter

Looking back on: Lemons x5 [JKB LIFE]

With our Fall season pushing full speed ahead, join us as we reflect back on the second Studio Lab production of the semester.

Antigone [JKBLIFE]

Bertholt Brecht’s Antigone opens tomorrow at an… undisclosed location. If you attend, make sure you’re not tracked.

Let The Right One In [JKBLIFE]

A human, a vampire(?) and lots of blood await those who visit our Black Box theater this season.

The Zoo Story [JKB LIFE]

“Peter has come to Central Park for some peace and quiet. Jerry has come to Central Park for something else.”

Arts Quad Party 2017

Check out our very own highlight reel from this year’s Arts Quad Party, an event hosted by the JKB to connect all of the arts departments on Skidmore campus.


For one night only, this motley crew of addicts, prostitutes, and thieves take over the diner for an open improv session! This is only a small taste of the dirty, rock ‘n’ roll love-parable that is Balm in Gilead, so get on over to the JKB for this theatrical slice-of-life from 1970s New York!

JKB Life: Four 10-Minute Plays

Listen to the cast and creative team discuss how they went about building their characters and approached forming a cohesive experience from four different theatrical worlds.

JKB LIFE: Management 2017

Join us in JKB Life this week to get acquainted with the 2016-2017 Theater Management Team! Learn about what the masterminds behind-the-scenes love about their jobs, and the most exciting events to come at the 70s Themed House Party this semester, after our last evening performance of Balm in Gilead.


Opening night of Knights of the Sales Office is TOMORROW! The JKBLife team talks to the cast and crew about ways in which the show highlights issues of communication and how they would entertain themselves if trapped inside an office building.

A Day in the Life with senior Theater Major Laura McCullagh

In this co-production with Skidmore College, we follow senior Theater major Laura McCullagh for a day as she shares what it’s like working on FRAGMENTS, in the Theater and at Skidmore.

JKB Life: Fragments

This unique footage features moments from the performance and personal stories shared by the acting ensemble. You won’t want to miss this video before stepping into the theater.


Created by Lebo Mokoena ’18 and her cast, VOX WOM(A)N is an exploration of modern womanhood through poetry, movement, and song. Join the JKBLife team in a meaningful conversation with the ensemble about what womanhood means to them personally.


This week on JKB Life, we meet with director Rachel Karp ’18 and the team of studio lab 4.48 Psychosis and ask them about their process. The show, an autobiographical piece written by Sarah Kane, explores the lives of individuals who suffer from mental illness.

JKB Life: The Dali Project

Director Shea Leavis ’17 and his cast share their experience with the experimental second New Works Lab of the year, The Dali Project.

JKB Life: Columbinus

This week in JKB Life with the opening of Skidmore Theater’s third Studio Lab columbinus, we talk to the creative team about the challenges of representing an actual event and the benefits of playing Four Square at rehearsal everyday!

JKB Life: A More Perfect Union

Launching Skidmore Theater’s New Works Lab Program this week in the Tang Teaching Museum is Michael San Roman’s A MORE PERFECT UNION. The cast and crew discuss both their personal relationship to the show and its value in our greater societal context.

JKB Life: The Secret in the Wings

This week in JKB Life we go behind the scenes of the second Studio Lab of Fall 2016, THE SECRET IN THE WINGS. Lab Director Rebecca Rovezzi ’18 discusses why she chose the play and the ensemble talk about working with a student driven team.

JKB Life: Who Will Carry the Word

Based on playwright Charlotte Delbo’s real experiences in the camps of Auschwitz WHO WILL CARRY THE WORD tells the tale of 23 French Resistance fighters who search for hope and strength in a quest for survival. In honor of our production’s opening night, watch the cast members discuss what they each admire the most about […]


STLN STAFF 2017-18

Editors-in-Chief: Rachel Karp ’18 and Ziggy Schulting ’18

Staff Writers:
Katie Jacobsen ’18, Em Miller ’21, Joe Newman-Getzler ’21, Philip Merrick ’19, Natalie Lifson ’21, Caity Cook ’18, Max LoSardo ’20

Founding Editor: Gabe Cohn ’16