skidmore theater living newsletter
Madeline Munding ’22 explores the Brechtian influences on “By Design,” our third and final Playwright’s Lab of the semester.
Staff writer Maggie McGuire ’24 covers “The Thanksgiving Play,” directed by Hannah Gross ’21, and explains how the play uses ironic humor to point out real issues in both the theater world and in the way the story of Thanksgiving is taught to children.
Emily Zeller ’22 recounts the run of “The Danube,” directed by Hanna Yurfest ’21, and the innovative way in which connection was created through lights and shadows.
STLN’s coverage of the Playwright’s Lab “The Fascists of the Future” by Catie LeCours ’22 highlights the magic of site-specific theater and the fun of [communist] tea parties.
Madeline Munding ’22 takes us on a journey into the minds of important female authors in her recap of the first studio lab of the semester: “I Talk to Flowers.”
Check out Emily Zeller ’22’s coverage of the first Playwright’s Lab of the season, “Everything, Everywhere,” an exploration into memory and growing up by Zachary Troyanovsky ’21.
Check out Maggie McGuire ’24’s coverage of the Fall 2020 New Works Lab “Our Trip to San Marino,” a jam-packed road trip comedy written and directed by Joe Newman-Getzler ’21.
Tomorrow is opening night for Our Trip To San Marino! Check out this interview with writer and director Joe Newman-Getzler ’21
Eliza Kuperschmid ’21 sits down with new Skidmore Theater Artist-in-Residence Teisha Duncan to talk about her life, career, and correcting the grammar of bullies.
Our first playwright’s lab of the Fall is having its first reading tomorrow night! Check out this interview with playwright Zachary Troyanovsky.
A bit of insight into Skidmore Artist-in-Residence John Michael DiResta’s Zoom reading of “Sweat” by Lynn Nottage.
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.
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Editors-in-Chief: Gemma Siegler ’22 and Madeline Munding ’21
Founding Editor: Gabe Cohn ’16