Theatre Department Releases Episode 5 in YouTube Series About Senior Experiences

The Theatre Department has released a new episode in a seven-part YouTube series highlighting what graduating seniors learned and experienced during their education in theatre at SUNY Oneonta.

In Episode 5, “Unexpected Learning,” our seniors discuss what they didn’t expect to learn while studying theatre at SUNY Oneonta. Watch Episode 5 now!

Previous episodes:

In Episode 4, “What We Value,” seniors discussed what they valued about their experience in theatre at SUNY Oneonta. Watch Episode 4 now!

In Episode 3, “Our Favorites,” seniors shared their favorite experiences from Theatre Department classes and productions. Watch Episode 3 now!

In Episode 2, “Show and Tell”, graduating seniors shared their costumes and design projects from Theatre Department productions. Watch Episode 2 now!

In Episode 1, “Origin Stories”, we said hello to a group of seniors and found out how they got started in theatre at SUNY Oneonta. Watch Episode 1 now!

Additional episodes will be released in the following weeks. For further updates, follow the Theatre Department Facebook page @SUNYOneontaTheatre.

The video series was produced by the SUNY Oneonta Theatre Department with support provided by the Office of Communications. The views and opinions expressed in the videos are those of the students interviewed. For the latest information about the Theatre Department visit

Closed-captioning has been provided for all the videos in the series.


Thank you from Tom Rathbone!

My sincerest thanks to the campus community for the wonderful retirement reception and thoughtful notes! SUNY Oneonta is truly a special place and I am indeed fortunate to have spent nearly 30 years there with such great friends as each and every one of you.

The Duo No-Holds-Bar Faculty Poetry Slam

The Duo No-Holds-Bar Faculty Poetry Slam
Wednesday December 6 at 8pm Hunt Union Waterfront
w/ a feature by Kevin Kantor

Free and Open to the Public
Support your favorite faculty poets!

We challenge teams of 2 faculty poets in a no-holds-barred event as poets may use props, wear costumes, use musical accompaniment.

All traditional poetry slam rules will be void except for time (3 minute rule) and the creation of an original composition.

The winning slam pair will earn bragging rights and a $300 donation from Hunt College Union in their name(s) in support of the Red Dragon Reading Series.

Limited to the first 10 SUNY Oneonta Faculty teams who register in advance.

Deadline to register: An email to by high noon on November 30th

For more information or to enter the grand spectacle please contact either: Jill Moczara
or Robb Thibault

Sponsored by Hunt College Union and Poetry Slam Association (PSA)