Monthly Archive:: January 2019

Chicago playwright, poet, educator, actor, and activist Kristiana Rae Colón is the first recipient of a new residency established by Columbia College Chicago for playwrights whose work demonstrates a commitment to communities of color: the Madeleine Moore Burrell Playwriting...
A new play by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Cassandra Rose ’10, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Playwriting program, will open the first Tutterow Fellows Play Festival on Saturday, January 19, at 10 AM at Chicago Dramatists,...
Alumni, former students, and faculty of Columbia College Chicago are featured in the 30th annual Rhinoceros Theater Festival (Rhinofest), running through February 24 at Prop Thtr, 3502 N. Elston, Chicago. Co-produced by the Curious Theatre Branch and Prop Thtr,...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni and faculty members are featured in the 22nd annual Fillet of Solo Festival, presented January 18 through February 2 by Lifeline Theatre. Celebrating the breadth of Chicago’s enduring storytelling and live lit scene,...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Maggie O’Keefe ’11, candidate for 40th Ward alderman in Chicago’s upcoming City Council elections, will join fellow Columbia College alums Michele Anderson MA ’90, general manager of Chicago’s Tony Award-winning Lookingglass Theatre, and...
Mia Hart, a senior in the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s Musical Theatre Program, appears at Davenport’s Piano Bar on Friday, January 11, with her solo show “The BigMouth Ingénue.” Accompanied by pianist Billy Vaananen, Hart — a student...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alums are bringing Stephen Adly Guirgis’ Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Between Riverside and Crazy to the stage of Chicago’s Redtwist Theatre January 9 through February 10. The production is directed by Columbia College alum Rinska Carrasco-Prestinary...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Lea Ciastko ’16, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Musical Theatre, performs her one-woman show When Life Gives You Cancer, Make Comedy on Sundays, January 6, 13, 20, and 27,...
Congratulations to the Columbia College Chicago alumni, faculty, and former students highlighted in Newcity‘s “Players 2019: The Fifty People Who Really Perform for Chicago.” Published January 2, 2019, the Newcity Stage feature saluted 50 influential leaders in Chicago’s performing...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Victor Holstein ’04, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting, is featured in the immersive theatrical production Southern Gothic, a 2018 hit which reopens January 2, 2019, in a new venue...