Monthly Archive:: October 2016

  Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Stephanie Shaw ’92 appears as part of the spoken-word ensemble BoyGirlBoyGirl in Warman’s Practical Orthoepy and Critique, an evening of stories inspired by Professor Edward Barrett Warman’s exceedingly thorough 1887 guide to proper English pronunciation....
  Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Michael Stahl-David ’05 has landed a role on the Netflix original drug cartel drama Narcos, according to The Hollywood Reporter, the TV industry trade publication. Stahl-David, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty, alumni, and students are involved in Raven Theatre‘s current production of Red Velvet, Lolita Chakrabarti’s drama about Ira Aldridge, the 19th-century African-American who became the first black actor to portray Shakespeare’s Othello on...
Just in time for Halloween, an ensemble of Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni and students present An Apology for the Course and Outcome of Certain Events Delivered by Doctor John Faustus on This His Final Evening. The show runs Friday-Sunday,...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s 2016-2017 Mainstage Season begins Wednesday, October 26, with a two-week run of William Shakespeare’s romantic comedy As You Like It. An all-student cast and design/production team under the direction of faculty member Wendi Weber...
Michael Kurowski
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Michael Kurowski ’16, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BFA Program in Musical Theatre Performance, was recently profiled in an interview on Syracuse.com, an online publication in Syracuse, New York, where Kurowski is...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Rose Freeman ’07, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Theatre Directing program, is directing the Chicago premiere of Dark Sisters, an opera by composer Nico Muhly and librettist Stephen Karam. The production, presented...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni and students are featured in Starting Over, a new drama produced by Chicago’s MPAACT theatre company. The play, by Shepsu Aakhu, concerns the relationship between two former lovers–a black man and a white woman–from...
Tif Harrison in "Saturn Returns." (Photo: Grace Pisula)
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty and alumni are on the creative/production team of Saturn Returns, the new prime-time production by the Neo-Futurists, one of Chicago’s leading experimental theatres. Admission to the show’s final preview on Saturday, October 15, at 7:30...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member Kathleen Perkins, coordinator of the Theatre Department’s student skills assessment program and co-coordinator of the Theatre Department’s Acting with International Performance Study BFA program, will speak at the 2016 International Society for the...