skidmore theater living newsletter


  Willkommen to the Kit Kat Klub and happy opening to the cast and crew of our Spring main stage! Cabaret opens now and runs until April 20th. Don’t miss your chance to see this fast paced, hot musical!   CABARET Music by John Kander, Lyrics by Fred Ebb, Book by Joe Masteroff Directed by […]


  Playdate Written and Directed by Kallan Dana (’19) March 21st-23rd Hugh Hefner wakes up one morning and realizes that his home doesn’t feel like his home anymore. His kids seem to be keeping secrets from him, his Playboy Bunnies are creeping about, and his house is haunted by ghosts. Playdate is a dark comedy […]

Men On Boats

Men On Boats By Jaclyn Backhaus Directed by Nina Slowinski ’19 Filmed and edited by Max Lowe ’19, Hanna Yurfest ’21, and Lily Kops ’22

The Baltimore Waltz

Congrats and happy opening to the cast of our first studio lab of the semester, The Baltimore Waltz! Here’s a sneak peek of this sold-out production. You can still email to get on our waitlist for a chance to see this dreamy production. Written by Paula Vogel Directed by Sarah Marlin Filmed and edited […]


Edited by Maximillian Lowe ’19 and Hanna Yurfest ’21

Bonnets Is Back

  Filmed and edited by Dante Haughton ’19, Hanna Yurfest ’21, and Sophia Ward ’22

We Used To Wear Bonnets & Get High All The Time

Filmed and edited by Hanna Yurfest ’21 and Dante Haughton ’19 Sound by Sophia Ward ’22


Check out our fall new works lab FOR SALE directed and conceptualized by Graham Cook ’19 Filmed and edited by Dante Haughton ’19 and Hanna Yurfest ’21

Alumnus Designer: Andy Nice

A short interview with 33 Variations scenic designer Andy Nice ’11. Welcome back Andy!

33 Variations Sneak Peek

Video by Dante Haughton ’19 and Hanna Yurfest ’21.

Visit from Tectonic: An Inside Look Into the Devising Process of 33 Variations

Spencer Evett ’21 shares his experience from a workshop with Grant Varjas, a teaching artist with the Tectonic Theater Company, with a video by Hanna Yurfest ’21 and Dante Haughton ’19.


Cheers to the opening night of our Spring Mainstage, Julius Caesar!

16 Questions with Chloe Brush

Come HANG (get it?? a lighting pun??) out with our very own Theater Department dad Chloe Brush for a rapid-fire questions session.

Coffee Date with the JKB Management Team

Before we jump into interviews for the ’18/’19 season, why not get to know the current JKB management team over a cup of coffee?

18 Questions with Costume Designer Leah MIrani [JKB LIFE]

Join Leah Mirani on a tour at the Skidmore Theater Costume Shop, where she answers questions on her recent work!

Everything You Touch [JKB LIFE]

We’ve got a show! We’ve got a show! Happy opening to the cast and crew of our Spring Black Box Production, “Everything You Touch!”

Curious what’s in store? Check out this promo for a quick taste.

The Floor is Lava: Blocking Studio Lab #1 [JKB Life]

Two short plays; completely different in time, place, and location. In an impoverished Mississippi railroad town, Willie, an independent preteen with ambitions to emulate her sister’s romanticized but tragic untimely death, attempts to regale the important parts of her life to Tom, an adolescent desperate for companionship.


STLN STAFF 2018-19

Editors-in-Chief: Audrey Erickson ’20 and Em Miller ’20

Founding Editor: Gabe Cohn ’16