Swarthmore's rich alumni, faculty, and staff connections provide our theater students with unique opportunities to work with professionals in many different fields. Each year we are able to bring in artists from Philadelphia and beyond to enliven our productions and offer unique opportunities for our students.
Recent Guest Artists include...
Shavon Norris, Artist, Educator & Performer
Alma Richeh, Musician & Conductor
Rachel Camp, Actor & Musician
Madeline Charne '14, Dramaturg
Vanessa Ogbuehi, Theater Maker & Director
Iris McCloughan, Artist & Writer
Taj Rauch, Media Artist
Michał Zadara '99, Theater Director & Set Designer
Eva Steinmetz, Theater Director
John Jarboe, Artistic Director of The Bearded Ladies Cabaret
Pax Ressler, Theater & Music Artist
Anthony Martinez-Briggs, Theater Artist & Rapper with ILL DOOTS
Past Guest Artists include...
Joseph Chaikin, founder of The Open Theater
Ben Brantley, New York Times Theater Critic
Charles L. Mee, Playwright
Richard Schechner, editor of TDR & a founder of Performance Studies
Anisa George, Director & founder of George & Co.
Rebecca Kanach, Costume Designer
Rebecca Wright, Director & co-founder of Applied Mechanics
Jill Harrison, Director & founder of Directors Gathering
Jorge Cousineau, Theater Designer
Emmanuelle Delpech, Actor, Director & Educator
Adrienne Mackey '04, Assistant Professor at UW and founder of Swim Pony
Sarah Sanford '99, Theater Artist & Teacher
Lars Jan '00, founder of Early Morning Opera
Troy Herion, Emmy-winning Composer for Film & Live Art
Kym Moore, Dean of the Ira Brind School of Theater Arts at University of the Arts
Maria Shaplin, Theater Designer
Whit MacLaughlin, founder of New Paradise Laboratories
Kate Watson-Wallace, Choreographer
... and more!