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Theodora Skipitares

 
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Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 1991]
Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1973]
Costume Designer

 

Stage

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 1991]
Designer

[Off-Broadway, 1973]
Costume Designer


Theodora Skipitares Awards and Nominations

 
The Hewes Awards - 1999 - Noteworthy/Unusual Effects Gold Star
Theodora SkipitaresA Harlot's Progress

Theodora Skipitares News

Sunday Morning Michael Dale:  LBJ, The CIA and Eartha Kitt Photo Sunday Morning Michael Dale: LBJ, The CIA and Eartha Kitt
by Michael Dale - Feb 27, 2022

A recreation of Eartha Kitt's brief speech at a White House event is the thrilling dramatic centerpiece of playwright/performer Dierdra McDowell's excellent solo play, Down To Eartha.

GRAND PANORAMA By Theodora Skipitares to Have World Premiere At La MaMa ETC Photo GRAND PANORAMA By Theodora Skipitares to Have World Premiere At La MaMa ETC
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 26, 2022

La MaMa in association with Skysaver Productions presents GRAND PANORAMA ‚Äď a music-theater work by Theodora Skipitares about Frederick Douglass's obsession with photography and its power to 'tell the truth' about the humanity of African-Americans during slavery ‚Äď will be given its world-premiere at La MaMa, with previews beginning February 17 prior to a press opening on February 20, it has been announced by Mia Yoo, La MaMa's artistic director.

PUPPETS OF NEW YORK: DOWNTOWN AT THE CLEMENTE Spotlights Legendary Downtown Puppetry  Photo PUPPETS OF NEW YORK: DOWNTOWN AT THE CLEMENTE Spotlights Legendary Downtown Puppetry Artists
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 23, 2021

Puppets of New York: Downtown at the Clemente is now on view at The Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center, highlighting the work of 12 downtown NYC artists who explore the theatrical possibilities of puppet theater.

La MaMa Announces 2021-2022 Season Photo La MaMa Announces 2021-2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 20, 2021

The Tony Award-winning theatre has announced a fresh season of work ‚Äď on its various stages in the East Village - that explores new rituals of our time from a multiplicity of perspectives and speaks to the epic changes of the 21st century.

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Announces SEGAL TALKS Week 21 Photo The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Announces SEGAL TALKS Week 21
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 5, 2020

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center has announced the new line-up of its new global series, SEGAL TALKS. Since the beginning in March the series featured close to 100 talks with 150 artists from 50 countries. New York, US, and international theatre artists, curators, researchers, and academics will talk daily during the week for one hour with Segal Center's director, Frank Hentschker, about life and art in the Ti

La MaMa Has Announced Winter/Spring 2020 Season Photo La MaMa Has Announced Winter/Spring 2020 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2020

La MaMa's 58th Season continues to celebrate the centennial of La MaMa's celebrated founder, the late Ellen Stewart with the announcement of its Winter/Spring lineup in its 58th season. The season features dozens of artists, playwrights, choreographers, directors, and award-winning theater companies and composers, including Elizabeth Swados, Anne Bogart, Noche Flamencia, Culture Hub, Hideki Noda/Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre, Nick Payne, En Garde Arts, Split Britches, and more.

THE TRANSFIGURATION OF BENJAMIN BANNEKER Comes to La MaMa Photo THE TRANSFIGURATION OF BENJAMIN BANNEKER Comes to La MaMa
by Stephi Wild - Dec 18, 2019

Theodora Skipitares has achieved renown for her large-scale puppetry epics on such topics as physics, genetics and medicine. An early American giant of science is the subject of her latest multi-media spectacle, 'The Transfiguration of Benjamin Banneker.' It celebrates the life of the free black man who, living in Maryland from 1731 to 1806, became one of his era's most outstanding engineers and astronomers. La MaMa will present the world premiere of the piece January 23 to February 2 in its Ellen Stewart Theatre, at 66 East Fourth Street.

La MaMa Gala To Honor Philip Glass, Dr. Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel, And Sam Ru Photo La MaMa Gala To Honor Philip Glass, Dr. Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel, And Sam Rudy
by Julie Musbach - Oct 17, 2019

La MaMa announced today their 2019 Gala celebrating Ellen Stewart's Centennial.

Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry Presents 'Critical and Historical Investigat Photo Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry Presents 'Critical and Historical Investigations into Women and Puppetry'
by Julie Musbach - Oct 4, 2019

For its second installment of the 2019 Fall Puppet Forum Series, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will host Critical and Historical Investigations into Women and Puppetry with Claudia Orenstein, Alissa Mello, and Theodora Skipitares, moderated by UConn Puppet Arts student Felicia Cooper. Join us on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019 at 7 p.m. at the Ballard Institute Theater, located at 1 Royce Circle in Downtown Storrs.

The Ballard Institute And Museum Of Puppetry Presents BUILDING PUPPETEERS Forum Photo The Ballard Institute And Museum Of Puppetry Presents BUILDING PUPPETEERS Forum
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 30, 2019

UConn Puppet Arts Director Bart. P. Roccoberton, Jr. will discuss the past, present, and future of the UConn Puppet Arts Program in a forum on Sept. 19, 2019 at 7 p.m. Photos courtesy of Bart. P. Roccoberton, Jr.] For its first installment of the 2019 Fall Puppet Forum Series, and in conjunction with the exhibit It's Always Pandemonium: The Puppets of Bart Roccoberton, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will host Building Puppeteers: How We Got Here and Where Are We Going with UConn Puppet Arts Program Director Bart. P. Roccoberton, Jr. on Thursday, Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Ballard Institute Theater, located at 1 Royce Circle in Downtown Storrs.


Theodora Skipitares Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Theodora Skipitares been nominated for?
Noteworthy/Unusual Effects (The Hewes Awards) for A Harlot's Progress .

What awards has Theodora Skipitares won?
Noteworthy/Unusual Effects (The Hewes Awards) for A Harlot's Progress.