Dito van Reigersberg
Graduate of the Martha Graham School and the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York City. Founding member and Co-Artistic Director of the Pig Iron Theatre Company in Philadelphia. Guest Artist In Residence in the Department in Spring 2004 in the role of Theseus in Marc Boucai and Sam Dingman's senior honors thesis production of Sarah Kane's Phaedra's Love. Dito is well-known around Philadelphia for his beautiful alter-ego, Martha Graham Cracker.
Erik Rehl has studied film design in Finland and received a master's degree in scenography from Central Saint Martin's College of Art and Design in London, where he lives and works. Erik served as the art director for SIX SHOOTER, the 2004 Oscar winner in the Best Live Action Short category, directed and written by Irish playwright Martin McDonagh. He works widely in theater, television, and film.
Jonathan Mirin's plays have been performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Florida Studio Theatre, and off-off Broadway. His most recent piece, Freezing Mrs. Frankenheimer, received a staged reading at Boston Playwrights' Theatre. He is a two-time finalist for the Actor's Theatre of Louisville Heidemann Award. Acting work includes Uncle Vanya (American Repertory Theatre), Wit (Lyric West Theatre), Orestes (Hangar Theatre), She Stoops to Conquer (Acadia Repertory Theatre), Moses . . . Live! and Dracula's Foot and Other Objects Not Normally Found in a Hamper (Edinborough Fringe Festival), Medea (American Theatre of Actors) and The Ecclesiazusae (Looking Glass Theatre). He has also worked as a director and dramaturg. He is a graduate of Swarthmore College, The Neighborhood Playhouse and Boston University's Creative Writing Program. He performed a one-man show called Riding the Wave as part of the New York Fringe Festival in 2004. He is based in Boston.
Intern in dramaturgy at Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis. Graduated in law from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. Currently working in a law firm in Menlo Park, CA.
Graduate of the Ecole Jacques Lecoq in Paris. Luce Fellow to Bali in 2000-2001. Founding member and Co-Artistic Director of Pig Iron Theatre Company in Philadelphia. First Theater Department alumnus to return to Swarthmore to teach.
Tara is currently the Costume Shop Manager and Arts Publicity Administrator at Swarthmore College. Since moving back to Pennsylvania, she has worked with New Paradise Laboratories, Nichole Canuso Dance Company, and Drexel's Dance Program in Philadelphia. In New York, she designed for Cynthia Hopkins' Accidental Nostalgia and Must Don't Whip 'Em, Koosilja Hwang in Deadman Dancing and mecha(Output), 3 Virgins and Witch Mountain, Black Tarantula with the Collapsible Giraffe, Young Jean Lee's The Appeal, Theatre of the Two-Head Calf's Major Barbara, John Jesarun's staging of the Harry Parch opera Delusion of the Fury as well as many other individual commissions. Tara worked on both video and costume (1998-2004) for the Wooster Group's productions of House/Lights, North Atlantic, Hairy Ape, To You The Birdie! and the restaging of Brace Up! (2003). She has an MA in Visual Culture from NYU and has taught "Integrated Media for Performance" at Swarthmore.
Graduate of the Yale Drama School in Set Design. Currently living and working in Denmark.
Humanities Computing Coordinator and Manager, Academic Computing, in the Information Technology Services Office at Swarthmore College.
Eleni worked in Philadelphia and Swarthmore for a year on a Swarthmore Foundation grant and interned in New York City with New Dramatists and Women's Project and Productions for a summer. She then travelled for a year in Israel and then worked for three years in Greece where she directed plays for the University of LaVerne campus in Athens, taught at the YMCA, and eventually finished a Masters in Education at the Spain and Cyprus campuses of The College of New Jersey. She then studied Chinese dramatic literature and creative writing at the Central Academy of Drama in Beijing for four years and received a second bachelor's degree. For the last three years, she has lived and created work in Chicago where she teaches Beijing opera mask-making among other subjects.
Dramaturgy/Literary Management intern at Actors Theater of Louisville. Completed M.A. and Ph.D. in Department of Drama at Stanford University. Currently member of the Cistercian order of monks in Heiligenkreuz, Austria.
Currently working as a producer for Jam Sync Media Production in Philadelphia.
Completed M.A. and Ph.D. in the Department of Dramatic Art at Berkeley. Currently teaching in the Department of Art, Music, and Theater at Georgetown University.