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Production Articles

5 Questions for “Knights of the Sales Office” Director Mira Klein ’18

STLN staff writer Zoe Lesser ’19 sits down with Studio Lab director Mira Klein ’18 to discuss her upcoming production of “Knights of the Sales Office”



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.

Alumni Profiles

Chris Fleming ’09

Living Newsletter Editor Rachel Karp ’18 talks with comedian Chris Fleming ’09 about his time at Skidmore, his path to professional comedy, and the inspiration behind his character Gayle.

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Spring 2017 Black Box: “Fragments”

“Common sense should determine the stage movement. Let groups form and un-form, but let it be so casual we’re not aware of it. Do not be specific about ‘where we are’ or who the characters ‘are’; they are who they portray, and they are where they are.” – Edward Albee

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Spring 2017 New Works Lab #1: VOX: WOM(A)N

VOX: WOM(A)N, directed by Lebo McKoena ’18, is a devised piece that serves as an exploration of womanhood.


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.

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Inside “Fragments” with Director Shea Leavis ’17

Staff writer Philip Merrick ’19 sits down with student director Shea Leavis ’17 to get the inside scoop days before the opening of this semester’s Black Box production.

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9 Questions for “VOX: WOM(A)N” Director Lebo McKoena ’18

STLN staff writer Sarah Marlin ’20 talks with director Lebo McKoena ’18 about her upcoming New Works Lab

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Spring 2017 Studio Lab #1: “4.48 Psychosis”

Staff writer Kallan Dana ’19 on Rachel Karp’s production of Sarah Kane’s 4.48 Psychosis and the interconnectedness of suffering.



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.

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Hopes and Fears as 4.48 Approaches

Staff writer Philip Merrick ’19 sits down to speak with a few people involved in the production of Sarah Kane’s 4.48 Psychosis as opening night approaches.



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.

Production Articles

The Beautiful Chaos of The National College Comedy Festival

Despite icy roads and far too much snow, the college comedians arrived last Friday afternoon for what was sure to be a memorable weekend.

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Back on Board

The Skidmore Theater Dept. welcomes back four juniors from all over the world in an exclusive interview with Ziggy Schulting ’18.

Faculty & Guest Spotlights

A Conversation with “The Orphan Sea” Director Eunice S. Ferreira

The Orphan Sea director and faculty member Eunice Ferreira talks to staff writer Laura McCullagh ’17 about language, home, and the timeliness of this production. 

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Fall 2016 Mainstage: “Who Will Carry the Word”

Current junior Kellina Moore ’18 on the Fall ’16 MainStage production of Who Will Carry the Word.

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Fall 2016 Studio Lab #3: “Columbinus”

Staff writer Nina Slowinski ’19 on columbinus, the third Studio Lab of the Fall 2016 semester. 



STLN STAFF 2016-17

Editors-in-Chief: Caity Cook '18 and Rachel Karp '18

Assistant Editors: Kelli Moore '18 and Ziggy Schulting '18

Founding Editor: Gabe Cohn '16

2016-17 Staff Writers: Kallan Dana '19, Laura McCullagh '17, Sarah Rabinowitz '17, Nina Slowinski '20