Our Team

Resident Artists

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

Ziggy Schulting graduated from Skidmore College in 2018 with two degrees in Theatre (BS) and English (BA). She has worked and trained with various theater companies such as Saratoga Shakespeare Company, SITI Company, Accademia Dell’Arte, and Stella Adler Studio. Though she is serving as Co-Artistic Director, she is an actor first and foremost. Her favorite recent credits include: Julius Caesar (Marc Anthony), The Bacchae (Pentheus), Let the Right One In (Mum), The Comedy of Errors (Adriana), and Macbeth (First Witch). 

www. ziggyschulting.com

ZIGGY SCHULTING
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Sydney Tennant grew up in Los Angeles, California before relocating to the east coast to pursue degrees in Theater and International Affairs. A proud graduate of Skidmore College and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts Shakespeare Program, Sydney is now based in Brooklyn and pursuing a career in film and theater. Although primarily an actor, Sydney has also dabbled in producing and educational and community outreach. She has had the pleasure of working with organizations such as the Geffen Playhouse, SITI Company, and the Los Angeles Drama Club. Favorite theater credits include The Way We Get By (Beth), All’s Well That Ends Well (Helena), and Balm in Gilead (Darlene). Sydney also acted in Kenneth Lonergan’s film Manchester-By-The-Sea, and has a featured role in the upcoming film The Secret.

SYDNEY TENNANT
RESIDENT ARTIST

Rachel is a NY based director, writer, and producer. She is the Company Manager at the Orchard Project and is a House Manager and former-intern at WP Theater. Assistant directing credits include good friday (The Flea), Let The Right One In (Skidmore), and Hecuba (Skidmore). Skidmore directing credits include Everything You Touch, Antigone, 4.48 Psychosis, and original work Of White Walls and Words. Rachel holds a B.S. in Theater (directing/playwriting track) and English from Skidmore College, and has trained at the Moscow Art Theater School.

RACHEL B. KARP
RESIDENT ARTIST

Erica is a director, producer, and lighting designer, specializing in creating socially conscious and impactful work that reflects the needs of her peers, specifically women, in the modern era. Her interests include new work development, devised theater, and classic adaptation, spanning across all genres. Select professional credits include What The Constitution Means to Me (NYTW), Mile Long Opera (The Office Arts), and Black Light (The Public). Favorite directing projects include Two Man Show by RashDash (North American Premiere) and Things We Both Like and Why (Creator/Director). Upcoming: Playdate by Kallan Dana at Dixon Place. For full directing and design credits, go to ericaschnitzer.com.

ERICA ZIPPEL SCHNITZER
RESIDENT ARTIST

Lily Kamp is a director, writer, and lifelong New Yorker. Assistant directing credits include Sparring Partner (59E59) and Break Point (59E59, dir. Neil LaBute). She recently graduated with a double major in English and theatre from Skidmore College, where her select directing credits include The Way We Get By, The Zoo Story, and columbinus, and the American premiere of Marina Carr’s Hecuba. Lily has worked for Jax Media and Funny or Die’s Billy on the Street. Previously, she studied at LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts and at The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. Lily is honored to be a founding member of 3DaysPrior.

LILY KAMP
RESIDENT ARTIST

Sam Grant is a Brooklyn-based theater maker and filmmaker. Her work as a director, producer, and marketer has brought her to the Brooklyn Academy of Music, NBCUniversal, Steiner Studios, Punchdrunk International, Spark Productions, and A BroaderWay Foundation. Sam graduated with a BS from Skidmore College, where her select theatrical credits include Bess Wohl’s Small Mouth Sounds, Jennifer Maisel’s Out of Orbit, Jack Thorne’s Let the Right One In, and John Michael DiResta’s Maybe Tomorrow, Maybe Next Year. She has trained with London's University of the Arts, Australia's University of Melbourne, Chicago’s Second City, and New York’s Peoples Improv Theater, and is interested in continuing to expand both her geographical and artistic perspectives in the years to come.

SAM GRANT
RESIDENT ARTIST

Eli Schleicher is a theater artist with a passion for new work that defies categorization. Originally from Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, he’s now based in Brooklyn. Directing highlights include The Laramie Project at The American Repertory Theater’s OBERON, self-portrait at Harvard University, and The Interrogator at American Theatre of Actors. He has been lucky enough to work in various capacities at The Public Theater, Target Margin Theater, The Araca Group, The Fire This Time Festival, National Black Theatre, and WinterFest. He loves meeting new people – find out more at elischleicher.com.

ELI SCHLEICHER

Associate Artists

ASSOCIATE ARTIST

Nola Donkin is a choreographer, designer, and maker based in Brooklyn. As a dancer and choreographer, she is interested in exploring the ways that space can be crafted both by the body of a dancer and by physical objects. She has presented her work at La Mama Gallery, The Tang Teaching Museum, Saratoga Shakespeare Company, and the dance and theater departments at Skidmore College. Her creative work spans multiple fields including choreography and design for modern dance, scenic design for theater productions, and book and print mediums. Nola holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Skidmore College in each major, Collaborative Arts Design and Dance. Nola is interested in continuing her exploration of sculptural forms, texture, and motion.

NOLA DONKIN

a message from our founders

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Three days prior to the first day of freshman year two girls with strikingly similar names, who would immediately be confused as one another, met. One seemed overly friendly and the other overly over it, but throughout college found themselves somewhere in between.  Despite similarities and differences, the two formed an inseperable bond. They’ve lived together, traveled together, fought together, worked together, and now live in Brooklyn! Not together, but pretty close.

 

Irritated by countless auditions for wives, sisters, mothers, girlfriends, daughters, prostitutes and other nameless female characters (with no dialogue, but at least topless nudity), and disheartened by the lack of inspiring opportunity for the talented young professionals in their community, they got together to do what they do best: eat Chinese food and complain. That night, with a decision that was just shy of crazy, and certainly ambitious, 3DaysPrior was born.

 

They quickly went to work and reached out to the best and brightest in the biz (their immediate circle), to form a creative board of multidisciplinary artists and thinkers. Their current, predominantly female creative team aims to do work that matters now: that’s funny, that’s feminist, that’s multifaceted, that pushes the envelope, and that struggling, young artists want to see. Above all else, they want to create a collaborative environment where passion projects are encouraged and where the intersection of curiosity and humanity is at the heart of everything they do.

With Love,

Ziggy Schulting & Sydney Tennant

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