Theatre Away From The Stage

It’s been four months since Carleton students last attended classes on campus. Naturally, time onstage or in various theatres has been cut down to zero for the Sock’n’Buskin community. On the bright side, many theatre companies have adapted their shows to a virtual platform, allowing us to continue to watch performances and experience theatre in … Read more

Pride & Prejudice

“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” The opening sentence of Pride and Prejudice epitomizes Jane Austen’s writing; here is money, here is marriage, here are (one hopes) love and romance, and here is a drily witty narrator who is sure that you share her amused discernment. One … Read more

The Process Behind Stage Managing

When working behind-the-scenes on a Sock ‘n’ Buskin production, two important backstage roles are those of stage hand and stage manager. While complementary, the roles have some marked differences. Stage hands are the people who move and rearrange set pieces on stage in between scenes, and are often the people who ensure that the actors … Read more

Auditioning for SnB: What’s the Process?

On Sep. 8, Sock ‘n’ Buskin Theatre Company held auditions for their first play of the season, Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare. When auditioning for an SnB show, you sign up for an audition slot, which is normally scheduled between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on a weekend. Auditions are typically held at … Read more

Sock ‘n’ Buskin Interests New Students at Club Expo and Launch Party

Every year, Carleton University holds Carleton Expo, a day where clubs on campus can showcase and introduce their club to new students. One such club is Sock ‘n’ Buskin Theatre Company. SnB also recently hosted their 2018/19 season Launch Party. SnB is Carleton’s student-run theatre company, and has been active since 1943. At each Expo, … Read more

Graduating community members look back on their SnB years

Another year has passed, and members of the Sock ‘n’ Buskin community are finishing up their final year both as a student and as a member of SnB. Some of the members who are graduating include Tamara LaPlante, Lindsay Tannahill, Matthew Venner, Natalie Rocha, and Laura Walker. The graduating members have been involvement for all … Read more