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Albert Williams

Synapse Arts, a dance-theatre company co-founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Rachel Damon ’05, presents Synapse Arts–New Works, a program that includes performances by Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago alumni. The program takes place Thursday...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department concludes its 2018-2019 Mainstage Season with the musical Xanadu, running April 18 through 27 in the Courtyard Theater of the Getz Theater Center of Columbia College,  located at 72 E. 11th in Chicago’s...
Otherworld Theatre Company, an ensemble founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, presents “The Greeks,” a package of two new plays inspired by Greek mythology. The rotating repertory of Medusa Undone and Corona, two modern retellings...
  Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Aidy Bryant ’09, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting and now a regular cast member on NBC’s Saturday Night Live, appeared as Attorney General William Barr in SNL‘s...
We Are the Tigers, the new Off-Broadway musical by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Preston Max Allen ’13, is highlighted in an article posted on the New York theatre news site Theatermania. Titled “10 Shows Your Teen Is...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member Carson Grace Becker has been named artistic director of Chicago Dramatists. Becker, who launched her playwriting career at Chicago Dramatists in the 1990s, is currently serving in a part-time capacity and will...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Alexander Stuart ’17 — a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting with a Minor in Stage Combat — stars in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumna Tyla Abercrumbie ’98 stars in the Goodman Theatre’s Chicago premiere of Lynn Nottage’s play Sweat, winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The production, which runs through April 14, was hailed as...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Preston Max Allen ’13, whose new musical We Are the Tigers is currently running Off-Broadway at Theatre 80 St. Marks in New York City’s East Village, is profiled in an interview posted March 14...