skidmore theater living newsletter

Cagebirds Promo

Check out the promo for Cagebirds, one of our Fall 2022 student-directed Lab productions!

Eurydice Trailer

Check out the trailer for our Fall 2022 Mainstage production of Eurydice!

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.

Faculty Highlight: Ji Won Jeon

An interview with Ji Won Jeon, Skidmore Theater’s visiting directing professor, conducted by staff writer Reyn Ricafort ’25.

Plays at Play: Three Playwrights Respond to Art & Empathy

Staff writer Max McGuire ’24 reflects on “Three Playwrights Respond to Art and Empathy”, a 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

Silent Sky Trailer

Check out the trailer for our Fall 2022 Black Box production of Silent Sky!

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).

Arts Quad Party ’22 Highlights

Check out some highlights from the annual Arts Quad Party ’22!

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).

Faculty Spotlight: Andrew Rincón

Beginning this past Fall, Skidmore students have had the privilege to get to know playwright Andrew Rincón as not only an artist, but as a professor as well. Learn more about him in this faculty spotlight by Gemma Siegler ’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. 

Springfest Week One Wrap Up

Take a look back at our first week of Springfest 2021, with clips from productions Kaleidoscope, Young, Bamboo Box, Borrowed Letters, and Plano. Video by Kate Mahoney ’22 and Hanna Yurfest ’21.


STLN STAFF 2022-2023

Editor-in-Chief: Ida Mihok ’24

Founding Editor: Gabe Cohn ’16