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Albert Williams

The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department continues its 2019-2020 Mainstage Season with A Man of No Importance, the 2002 musical by playwright Terrence McNally, composer Stephen Flaherty, and lyricist Lynn Ahrens. The Columbia College Theatre Department’s production of A...
Congratulations to the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alums who have been nominated for 2018-2019 ALTA Awards by the Alliance of Latinx Theater Artists of Chicago (ALTA). ALTA is a volunteering service organization dedicated to furthering the Chicago Latinx...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department has launched a new communications initiative with Student Spotlight, a monthly newsletter devoted to celebrating the work of Columbia College Theatre Department students both inside and outside the department. The newsletter is produced...
Congratulations to Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Jake Fruend ’13, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Theatre Directing program. He’s joining the internationally acclaimed Lyric Opera of Chicago as a full-time staff Graphic Design Specialist. “I’ll handle graphics...
James Sherman in "The Ben Hecht show"
Actor-playwright James Sherman, a Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member who teaches playwriting and improvisation, performs his one-man play The Ben Hecht Show as part of “Teatron: Chicago’s Jewish Theatre Festival,” running November 3 through 10 in conjunction...
The Silent Theatre Company, an ensemble founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, presents a new site-specific, immersive play, Incomplete Conversations, running October 28 through November 23 at Tapestry Fellowship Church, 3824 W. Irving Park, Chicago....
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, is profiled in an article in DEMO, Columbia College’s...
Tony Award-winning directors Anna D. Shapiro and David Cromer — two of the leading artists in contemporary American theatre — met as fellow students at the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department in the late 1980s. Now the duo are...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Keli Garrett ’91, author of the Theatre Department’s current Mainstage Season production SPACE, is featured in a special episode of Are Your Parents Proud of You?, a podcast created by Columbia alum Connar...