I had the pleasure of interviewing Amanda Vaill at Northshire Bookstore about her new book Jerome Robbins, By Himself. See photos from the event here. The book is a stunning collection of Robbins’ journal entries, letters, photographs, drawings, and other writings edited and with commentary by the award-winning Vaill. Not only was it lovely to … Continue reading Interview with Amanda Vaill at Northshore Bookstore – Jerome Robbins, By Himself.
I am honored to be part of CASTING A MOVEMENT, edited by Claire Syler and Daniel Banks. Our editors brought together a diverse group of practitioners and scholars who believe that “ …casting is a way to invite more people to the table so that the full breadth of US identities can be reflected onstage, … Continue reading Casting a Movement
Read about my incredible 93-year-old student Lewis Taub! Every spring I teach Theater & Culture I, a foundational course in the Theater Department at Skidmore College. This semester was just a little more special than those of previous years. Local resident and retired optometrist Lewis Taub, completed his 50th course at Skidmore in Theater & … Continue reading Never too old to study theater!
Seventeen students from majors all over campus came together as a learning community to study, experience, discuss and create Black Theater. For their final projects, students performed scene work and created original performance piece that were staged in multiples sites at the Tang Teaching Museum on December 12, 2017. We called the event – Black Theater Poppin’ … Continue reading Black Theater Poppin’ at the Tang