Theatre Directing Archive

Otherworld Theatre Company, an ensemble founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, is reprising its 2016 hit A Princess of Mars , adapted from Edgar Rice Burroughs’ classic sci-fi novel. The play — directed and co-authored by Otherworld’s...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Cody Estle ’11, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Theatre Directing program, is directing the midwest premiere of the 2014 Off-Broadway hit By the Water, running March 16-April 23 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd....
The talents of Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni are featured in New Faces Sing Broadway 1969, a musical theatre revue presented March 14 and 15 by Chicago’s Porchlight Music Theatre. David Stobbe ’16, a graduate of the Theatre...
Nothing Without a Company, a Chicago nonprofit theatre company co-founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, presents The Kid Thing, a comedy about a lesbian couple preparing to have a baby, March 13-April 15 at the...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Robyn Coffin ’02, a regular cast member of the TV series Chicago Fire, is featured in the world premiere of Sycamore, a drama by Brooklyn-based playwright Sarah Sander, running March 8-April 29 at...
Joanie Schultz (Photo: Joe Mazza)
As previously reported in this blog, Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumna Joanie Schultz ’00, graduate of the Theatre Department’s theatre directing program, took over the position of Artistic Director of the WaterTower Theatre in Addison, Texas, just north of...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alums Cassandra Rose ’10, Reeny Hofrichter ’10, and Skye Robinson Hillis ’11 are among the playwrights whose new work will be featured in the 2017 Chicago One-Minute Play Festival: “America Is . . .”...
  The No Stakes Theater Project, a company founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, presents a new installment of Hummingbird, an inclusive, interdisciplinary live lit series that engages the audience in conversation with the socio-cultural themes in the company’s work. This...
  Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Cody Estle ’11, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Theatre Directing program, is directing the Midwest premiere of The Assembled Parties, which runs January 25-March 25 at Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark, Chicago. Estle is...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Kaiser Ahmed ’08, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Theatre Directing program, is directing the world premiere of Vanya (or, “That’s Life!”), a multicultural reinvention of Uncle Vanya, Anton Chekhov’s classic seriocomic study of...