Theatre - Staff
Neil Carpentier-Alting came to COS in 2009. He earned his Bachelor's Degree in Theater Arts from Eastern Michigan University and a Master's of Fine Arts specializing in design at Wayne State University. Mr. Carpentier-Alting has twenty years of experience as a Technical Director and thirteen as an educator. He most recently served as the Head of Design and Production/Technical Director/Lighting Designer at Interlochen Arts Academy as well as the Production Manager at the Interlochen Arts Camp in Michigan. Prior to that, he served as the Technical Director at numerous professional theaters in the Illinois and Michigan areas, as well as at Wayne State University.
Phone: (530) 938-5206
Swingle has been with the College of the Siskiyou's Theatre Department since 1997, but first became
interested in theatre as a student here at COS in 1980. She has worked
in Theater over 20 years primarily as a designer. She has also acted,
directed, and managed every aspect of the theater. She is primarily the department's costume designer but
she also teaches adjunct in theater, computer graphics,
and web design. Ms. Swingle holds a Bachelor's of Fine Arts in Theatre with an emphasis in Costume Design from
Southern Oregon University and a Master's in Theatre Studies with an emphasis in production design from Ashland Center for Theatre Studies at SOU. She is also a freelance artist.
Phone: (530) 938-5351
Eric Siems is the College of the Siskiyou's Theatre Department's Theatre Manager and Sound Engineer. Eric is a musician and has worked specifically in sound engineering for the past 15 years.
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