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Commencement 2007
The usher's tale
Women's works
Steloff Lecture brings von Trotta and Atwood
Skidmore teams with Carnegie and Juilliard First residency in October
For the record Making, and mentoring, music
Faculty retirees Levith, Tacardon, Sweet, Zangrando
Professoriat What the faculty are up to
Thinking ahead Brooklyn teens get a taste of college life
Books Faculty and alumni authors
One foot out the door Periclean Scholar award winners
Business casual Quirky performance art
Creative kleptomania Top composer advocates artistic license
Sportswrap Spring sports highlights

Business Casual

Partying comes after waking up, commuting, and working—classic rituals of the yuppie rat race as depicted, and twitted, in an avant-garde theater work co-created by Skidmore choreographer Debra Fernandez. Back when the full five-part show debuted in New York City in 1996, the Village Voice called it “a lyric meditation on the fierce geometry of ambition and desire.” This spring Fernandez reworked parts of the show as quirky performance art and staged it in the Tang Museum with Skidmore dance and theater majors. —SR