College of the Siskiyous Spring 2023 Production - Peter and the Starcatcher
In April of 2023 Performing Arts brought this back-story of Peter Pan to life, directed by Kathryn Young and Neil Carpentier-Alting. Audiences were transported to an island far away with pirates and mermaids and one hungry huge croc. We were thrilled to have current students, former students, high school students, and community members join our cast and crew for a production that was truly magical.
Close to 900 local elementary and middle school student were treated to special matinee performances and they seemed to love it!
College of the Siskiyous Fall 2022 Production - Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
In the fall of 2022 the Performing Arts Department at College of the Siskiyous presented Tom Stoppard's comedic tour-de-force "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead." This is a fabulously inventive tale of Hamlet as told from the worm's-eye view of the bewildered Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, two minor characters in Shakespeare's play. With a talented cast and crew, some amazing sets and some fun with puppets, this was a fun show for the whole department.
College of the Siskiyous Spring 2022 Production - Almost, Maine
In April of 2022 the Theatre Department presented "Almost, Maine" directed by Kathryn Young.
College of the Siskiyous Fall 2021 Production - Edward II
COS Theatre Department started off the school year 2021 with "Edward II," directed by Kitty Keim and written by Christopher Marlowe (one of Shakespeare's contemporaries), this show depicts an amoral and ruthless political world, in which each player single-mindedly pursues their own pleasures and ambitions, with dire consequences.
College of the Siskiyous Spring 2021 Production – "Night Night, Roger Roger"
In April of 2021 the College of the Siskiyous Theater department was the second theatre company to do a production of "Night Night, Roger Roger" by Megan Roni Ragone.
"Night Night, Roger Roger" by Megan Roni Ragone is a comedic fanciful play about the world after the sun goes down. Roller skating Nanas, kids with tin cans, literary obsessed vampires, clumsy security guards, kids without tin cans, quirky game show hosts, and more. Show was performed via Zoom and the playright even joined us for more than one showing.
Show was directed by a new member of the department - Kitty Keim.
College of the Siskiyous Fall 2020 Production – Zooming Into a New Age With Shakespeare
When faced with adversity, the arts always find a way. Fall 2020 the COS Performing Arts Department collaborated to do its first ever Zoom Production of what we called "Shakespeare's Greatest Hits." Green screen set-ups were supplied to students along with costumes. Scenes were performed live via Zoom and were directed by Kitty Keim.
College of the Siskiyous Spring 2020 Production – "Singularity Machine"
Just before the world shut down, we were hard at work on a show depicting the end of the world as we know it. A fantastic collaborative effort headed by Neil Carpentier-Alting and a dedicated cast and crew. We managed to film some of the process, so all is not lost.
College of the Siskiyous Winter 2020 Melodramas - "Bigfoot's Revenge" & "The Perils of Pusher"
As part of a year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of COS's Kenneth Ford Theatre, the Performing Arts Department paid tribute to the work of James Witherell, who was instrumental in getting the theatre built. "Bigfoot's Revenge" and "The Perils of Pusher" were two of Witherell's published works. They were originally directed and produced by him in the early 1990's.
In January of 2020 these melodramas were performed on the main stage in the Kenneth Ford Theatre under the direction of Kim Nile.
College of the Siskiyous Fall 2019 Production - "The Addams Family Musical"
College of the Siskiyous Spring 2019 Production - "Antigone"
College of the Siskiyous Winter 2019 Production - "Electro-Magnetic Soul Vehicle"
Dave Theno, local area musician and teacher, kicked off an epic adventure that took the cast and the audience to the lost city of Telos, located deep beneath beautiful Mt. Shasta. The journey introduced us to the legends of Telos, Atlantis, Rosalia, Adama, the greys, the lizard folk, with all original music and a band that was led by our own David Blink.
College of the Siskiyous Fall 2018 Production - "Little Shop of Horrors"
COS Performing Arts Department delighted and disturbed audiences with our November 2018 production of "Little Shop of Horrors"
College of the Siskiyous Fall 2018 Production - "Walking with Walt"
College of the Siskiyous Spring 2018 Production - "Noises Off"
College of the Siskiyous Fall 2017 Production - "Spamalot"
COS Summer 2017 Theatre Production of "Shrek the Musical JR."
COS Theatre in association with Mt. Shasta Children's Theatre presented "Shrek The Musical JR." in August of 2017 at COS’ Kenneth Ford Theatre.
Spring 2017 Productions - "Sorry, Wrong Number" and "The Water Engine"
Mid Winter 2017 Production - "Rhinoceros"
Fall 2016 Production - "The Wizard of Oz"
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