Congratulations to Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Pam Klier ’94, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting. The show business trade publication Billboard reports that she has joined the staff of Paradigm Talent Agency, as an agent in the national company’s comedy touring department. Klier, a former performer with The Second City, America’s premier comedy theatre and training center, will be based in Paradigm’s Chicago office. She is also a faculty member in the Columbia College Chicago Business and Entrepreneurship Department, teaching courses in comedy club management and self management and freelancing. “Pam is an expert in the comedy business, and we’re proud to have her join our team,” says William Rodriguez, the head of Paradigm’s comedy touring department. “She shares our dedication to artist-centric, career-focused representation, helping clients grow their business and creative ambitions with passion and integrity.” Paradigm’s comedy clients include Bob Newhart, Shawn Wayans, and Damon Wayans.