skidmore theater living newsletter

Summer Spotlights

Temperatures are beginning to drop at night and the campus pathways are flooded with the familiar sight of book-laden students, which means that it’s the end of summer at Skidmore! Some students in the theater department weren’t going to let something like the end of classes keep them from being involved in theater, and a […]

Alumni Spotlight: Finley Martin ’19

Kallan Dana ’19 and Philip Merrick ’19 interview Finley Martin ’19, the visuals manager for Skidmore Theater from Fall 2017-Spring 2019.

Celebrating the 6th Annual 24-Hour Play Festival

A look back at the sixth annual 24-Hour Play festival.

Faculty Spotlight: Carolyn Anderson

Nina Slowinski ’19 sits down with Carolyn Anderson to discuss her 40 year career at Skidmore.

A Conversation with Casey Reed

While Cabaret was still in full swing, STLN staff writer Max LoSardo ’20 spoke with the production’s musical director, guest artist Casey Reed. Read their conversation below as we celebrate the end of the semester!

Faculty Spotlight: Will Bond

Megan Muratore interviews and celebrates faculty member Will Bond as he prepares to leave Skidmore Theater after fifteen years.

Spring 2019 Playwright’s Lab: “Reach Out, Pull Back”

Joe Newman-Getzler ’21 covers this semester’s playwright’s lab: “Reach Out, Pull Back,” by Hannah Gross ’21.

Spring 2019 Mainstage: “Cabaret”

STLN Co-Editor-in-Chief takes us through our Spring 2019 production of “Cabaret,” the JKB’s first musical in six years.

Studio Lab #3: “The Author’s Voice”

Nina Slowinski ’19 covers the final studio lab of the semester, “The Author’s Voice,” directed by Nick Leonard ’20.

A Conversation with “The Author’s Voice” Stage Manager, Max Clifford

Kallan Dana speaks with Max Clifford, stage manager and lighting designer for “The Author’s Voice,” about his experience on the final studio lab of the semester.


  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 […]

Collaboration and Dedication: Preparing for “Cabaret”

Basil Lilien takes us backstage into the rehearsal process for “Cabaret”!

Spring 2019 New Works Lab: “Mark and Beth Dish Dreams”

Max LoSardo covers dreams and dancing in this semester’s New Works Lab, “Mark and Beth Dish Dreams,” created and directed by Cara Geser ’20.

JKB and the Tang Present: “Off the Shelf”

Em Miller ’20 covers the Skidmore Theater and Tang Teaching Museum collaboration–“Off the Shelf.”

Alumni Profile: Gabe Cohn ’16

Co-Editors in Chief of the Skidmore Theater Living Newsletter speak with founding editor and alum, Gabe Cohn ’16.

Studio Lab #2: “Playdate”

Delaney Russell ’19 takes a look at the second studio lab of the semester, “Playdate,” written and directed by Kallan Dana ’19.


  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 […]

The Tang Teaching Museum prepares for “Off the Shelf”

Staff writer Jessica Pavia ’20 speaks with the ensemble behind the Skidmore Theater-Tang Museum collaboration: “Off the Shelf.”


STLN STAFF 2018-19

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

Founding Editor: Gabe Cohn ’16