What's New

Spring 2015

Theater Departmental Meeting
Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 7:00-8:00 pm 
Mainstage Theater - Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater

( London First Year Students and Transfer Students
will also meet with Lary Opitz @ 6:30 pm in the Blackbox Theater)

Open to all interested in working in the theater and learning about the Department. If this includes you, you are strongly advised to attend this meeting.  You will meet the theater faculty, staff and other students involved in theater.  Departmental requirements, courses being offered, the Skidmore Theater Company, and the workshop production program will be explained.  The directors of this semester's productions will discuss their productions and casting requirements. This is where you sign-up for auditions, find out about working in the Department, and place your name on a wait-list for closed theater courses.

Audition Workshop - The Blackbox Studio Theater
Wednesday, January 21, directly following Theater Meeting (about 8:00 pm)
This is an important opportunity for anyone who has never auditioned here before to learn about how our process works. Suggestions and guidelines about appropriate procedures will be discussed

General Theater Auditions
Seniors & Juniors
- Thursday, January 22, 6:30 -11:00 pm
Sophomores & First Year Students - Friday, January 23, 6:30 -11:00 pm
Blackbox Studio Theater  -  Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater
General auditions for all of Skidmore Theater’s

Spring Productions 

Auditions are open to all, and new students are frequently cast. Be prepared to present a contemporary monologue (from the beginning of the 20th century to the present) no longer than two minutes in length (preferably closer to one minute). Also prepare a short portion (about eight bars, or twenty seconds) of a song to be sung unaccompanied. Your monologue be relatively close to your own age range.

Skidmore Theater Company Meeting
Friday, January 23, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Mainstage Theater
Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater
This is the Theater Company’s first meeting, led by Technical Director and Production Manager, Jared Klein.
The opportunity to sign-up for technical crews (lights, set, sound, and costumes) and management staff (Box Office, Visuals, Photography, Ad Sales, Publicity, Newsletter, etc.) will be explained.

CALL BACKS: Sat. & Sun., January 24 & 25, 2015
A list of actors who are called back for our Department Seminar productions will be posted in the JKB Theater lobby (on the grey doors near the elevator) shortly after the completion of auditions on Friday, January 23 (about 11:30pm). If your name is on any of the lists, you must initial it. Instructions about the time and place for the call-backs will also be posted.
Those not called back for these productions and those not cast in these productions are eligible for the Workshop call-backs beginning Monday, January 26. Cast lists for the seminar productions and information on workshop call-backs will be posted in the JKB Theater lobby on Sunday at 6:00pm (on the grey doors near the elevator).

Saturday, January 31, 2015, 10:00-2:00pm
Jeff McCarthy, Broadway leading actor in SWEENEY, URINETOWN, BEAUTY AND
, CHICAGO and SIDE SHOW will offer a workshop for 20 students (first come, first served - send your name to lopitz@skidmore.edu)

Students can get free tickets to see SELMA
Click here for information