Geva’s Skip Greer on the Collaboration Behind Play Direction

About three years ago, I interviewed Skip Greer, Director of Education/Artist in Residence at Geva Theatre Center. At that time, he was directing The Mountaintop, a play about Martin Luther King Jr.’s imagined last night on earth. During that interview, he … Continued

Geva’s “Mockingbird” Sings of Contemporary Relevance

When students study To Kill a Mockingbird in school, few have the benefit of an English teacher who sets the stage as well as Geva’s Literary Director and Dramaturg, Jenni Werner. Yet even without her rich prose tying Harper Lee’s … Continued

Interview with Skip Greer about Geva’s Play, The Mountaintop

The success of any great theatrical performance is based, in part, on magic. The magic happens when an author finds intriguing subject matter and treats it with integrity, creativity and imagination. It is then up to a skilled director, talented actors and … Continued

Behind-the-Scenes at Geva’s A Christmas Carol

When I had the opportunity to meet with creatives from Geva Theatre Center for a behind-the-scenes look at their production of A Christmas Carol, it struck me how many — both in number and variety — artists and creatives it … Continued