skidmore theater living newsletter
Staff writer Emily Byrne ’22 covers Skidmore Theater’s first studio lab of the semester, Suzan-Lori Parks’s “Devotees in the Garden of Love,” directed by Grant Landau-Williams ’19.
STLN staff writer Olivia Bagg ’19 sits down with Grant Landau-Williams ’19, the director of Susan-Lori Parks’s Devotees in the Garden of Love, to learn a little bit about our first lab of the semester.
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.
Read the accounts of our 2018 SEE-Beyond award winners, Jamin Garcia ’20 and Nina Slowinski ’19.
It’s the start of a new semester, and JKB students are coming back after eventful summers. Read here for the personal accounts of what two actors and one stage manager did with their time away from campus!
STLN Co-Editor-in-Chief catches up with three recent JKB alums on their experiences since graduating.
STLN co-Editor-in-Chief sits down with guest artist and playwright, Len Jenkin, to talk about theatre, art, literature, and learning as you go.
This past week Professor Eunice Ferreira’s 300-level Translation and Performance class had the opportunity to present their semester long research in the form of staged readings sponsored by the Academic Festival.
Staff writer, Olivia Bagg ’19, sits down with playwright Kallan Dana ’19 to reflect on the two premiere staged readings of her play-in-progress, “Playdate.”
Conceived and directed by the Skidmore Theater Dept.’s newest directing faculty member, John Michael Diresta, “Maybe Tomorrow, Maybe Next Year” takes on a distinctly personal exploration of Bob Dylan’s 1975 album “Blood on the Tracks.”
“It’s not about Caesar. This much is clear,” writes staff writer, Kallan Dana ’19, as she covers Lary Opitz’s ninety-minute seminar adaption of the famous and timeless “Julius Caesar.”
Staff writer, Megan Muratore ’19, covers Skidmore Theater’s third and final Studio Lab of the semester, “When They Came” by MT Cozzola.
Scattered about the Mainstage, the collection of stretching actors looks out of place amongst the towering, violently metal pieces of scaffolding…
Come HANG (get it?? a lighting pun??) out with our very own Theater Department dad Chloe Brush for a rapid-fire questions session.
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?
“Welcome aboard the Celebrity Slaveship,” says Jamin Garcia ’20, standing center stage in Studio A and speaking directly to the audience. Two actors (Bri Watts ’20 and Jordan Alvarez ’20) stand behind her holding their cell phones, flashlight mode on, moving in place as she speaks: “I’m Miss Pat and I’ll be serving you here in Cabin A. We will be crossing the Atlantic at an altitude that’s pretty high, so you must wear your shackles at all times…”
STLN STAFF 2018-19
Editors-in-Chief: Kallan Dana ’19 and Philip Merrick ’19
Founding Editor: Gabe Cohn ’16