The Process of Picking Costumes and Props

When it comes to picking costumes and props for a show, it can be different every time. The process varies from show to show. “The director normally has a precise vision of what they want for costumes,” said Laura Sumpter, one of the stage managers of Much Ado About Nothing. The directors of each respective … Read moreThe Process of Picking Costumes and Props

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 moreAuditioning for SnB: What’s the Process?

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

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 moreGraduating community members look back on their SnB years

Twelfth Night: Through the Eyes of a Stage-Hand

The Sock ‘n’ Buskin Theatre Company is Carleton University’s oldest club and Canada’s oldest run theatre company at a university. Throughout the school year, the company puts on four to five shows.  Their fourth performance of the season, Twelfth Night opened on Jan. 18 and ran until Jan. 27 with a six-show run. I was … Read moreTwelfth Night: Through the Eyes of a Stage-Hand

First Year Emily Wilson Talks about Her Impressions of SnB

Imagine, if you will, the very first days of your freshman year. Remember how all the hopes, excitement, and excruciating eagerness that had been building up for ages just kind of vanished into that black hole of all of a sudden realizing that you have no idea what you’re doing?? Of course you do! It … Read moreFirst Year Emily Wilson Talks about Her Impressions of SnB

An Inside Look At Tech Weekend

The weekend of Nov. 11-13 is a busy week for Carleton’s theatre company The Sock N Buskin. The director, stagehands, and actors flock to the Kailash Mital Theatre to take part in Tech Weekend so they can get ready for opening night on Thursday Nov. 16.  Although the director and the actors are the ones … Read moreAn Inside Look At Tech Weekend