skidmore theater living newsletter
The fourth installment of STLN’s Summer Spotlights is here and this time, there’s a twist! How did Skidmore students continue to create art and persevere during the largely virtual COVID summer? Find out here through their own personal accounts.
Signature Course teaser for E(X)-MAKING, co-taught by Dennis Schebetta & Jared Klein
We are thrilled to announce Lisa as our new Chair, and are so excited for her leadership and continued collaboration.
“Radium Girls” is a dramatization of a tragic historical event. Meg Gray ’22 examines how this play captures what happens when labor rights, scientific breakthroughs, and patriarchal institutions collide.
In our first of three student-directed Studio Labs this semester, Hannah Gross ’21 looks at a failing relationship written by Audrey Cefaly. Staff writer Carrie Baker ’20 examines the eroticism and power dynamics represented on stage.
Joe Newman-Getzler walks us through the dramaturgy and historical research that has gone into the Spring Mainstage, “Radium Girls” directed by Rebecca Marzalek-Kelly.
Here’s the promotional video of our production of Peter Handke’s The Hour We Knew Nothing Of Each Other! Filmed and edited by Ellie Strayer and Max Grossman.
We were so fortunate to have the Living Theatre do a weekend workshop with some students in or department. The footage is of some rehearsals and then the final performance/demonstration. Filmed and edited by Ellie Strayer and Max Grossman.
Here’s the promotional video of our production of Samual Hunter’s The Harvest! Filmed and edited by Ellie Strayer and Max Grossman.
Skidmore students have many opportunities to experience new ways of thinking about theater thanks to visiting artists that come to campus every semester and hold workshops that allow students to collaborate and expand their understanding of art. As we look ahead to the exciting experiences this semester holds, let us also look back on previous […]
With the beginning of a new semester, some familiar faces have returned to campus after participating in study abroad programs. In this article, we hear from three students who each had different, but equally rewarding experiences.
Sociology major Esther Hibbs talks about how her main field of study has informed her work in the Skidmore Theater Deparment as a hair designer, House Manager, and dramaturge.
What does a play with no dialogue and over 400 characters look like? Bizarre, spectacular, and eye-opening, is director Phil Soltanoff’s answer.
In the fearless spirit of the cast, crew, and creative staff of Mud, we too must “beat on” against the patriarchy
“The Hour…” Director Phil Soltanoff on Naïve Theater, the Grand Canyon, and Agonizing Existential Dilemmas
Nick Leonard ’20 interviews the director of this semester’s Mainstage production, Peter Handke’s “The Hour We Knew Nothing of Each Other” for a perspective on his process for this unusual play.
STLN STAFF 2020-2021
Editors-in-Chief: Eliza Kuperschmid ’21 and Gemma Siegler ’22
Founding Editor: Gabe Cohn ’16