Mr. Carpenter designs lighting and scenery for Dance, Music, Theater, Museum Exhibits and Opera. After Graduating from Grinnell College with a double major in History and Theater, he moved to San Francisco, where he met his wife, the Museum Director, Alice Kransinski. His work can be seen with the Bishop Museum, Oakland Museum, Exploratorium, SF Ballet, SF Symphony, Kronos Quartet, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Joe Goode Performance Group, ODC/SF, Project Bandaloop, and Eureka Theatre. Notable productions for Mr. Carpenter include design and direction for Inspired By America for Cypress String Quartet, the world premiere of Angels In America for the Eureka Theater Company, Harboring and Bound(less) for Project Bandaloop, The Beauty Queen of Leenane for Berkeley Repertory Theater, Traveling Light and The Rambler for Joe Goode Performance Group, Concerto Romantique for San Francisco Ballet, and MLADA for SF Symphony. Mr. Carpenter has received four Bay Area Critics Circle Awards, and five Isadora Duncan Awards, and is currently the Production Manager of the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival.
Continuing Lecturer: Lighting Design