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Albert Williams

Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni Joel Reitsma ’08 and Cody Estle ’11 won glowing reviews for their work on By the Water, running through April 23 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd. in the northern Chicago suburb of Skokie. The...
Current and former students from the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department will be featured in the 20th annual Chicago Improv Festival,  running March 27-April 2 at multiple venues in Chicago. Cat Booty, an improv group consisting of current and...
Faculty, students, and alumni from the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department are pooling their talents for the new satirical comedy Our Christian Nation, running March 24-April 29 at the Cornservatory, 4210 N. Lincoln, Chicago. The show is written by Joe...
Walkabout Theater Company, whose artistic director, Thom Pasculli, is a Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member, is teaming up with Red Tape Theatre to present the world premiere of Mother of Smoke, an original production inspired by the...
  Columbia College Chicago alum Kelsie Huff ’03 is the co-star and co-creator of The Open Mic, a new web series about the world of standup comedy open mics in Chicago. The series can be found on YouTube, where new episodes...
Cat Booty, an improv comedy group consisting of current and former students in the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s nationally lauded Comedy Writing & Performance BA program, won the 10th annual College Improv Tournament (CIT10), a national competition for...
Otherworld Theatre Company, an ensemble founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, is reprising its 2016 hit A Princess of Mars , adapted from Edgar Rice Burroughs’ classic sci-fi novel. The play — directed and co-authored by Otherworld’s...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department student Tristin Hall is featured in Interrobang Theatre Project‘s Chicago premiere of the drama Falling, running March 16-April 16 at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport, Chicago. The play concerns a woman’s attempt to raise...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Cody Estle ’11, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Theatre Directing program, is directing the midwest premiere of the 2014 Off-Broadway hit By the Water, running March 16-April 23 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd....
The talents of Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni are featured in New Faces Sing Broadway 1969, a musical theatre revue presented March 14 and 15 by Chicago’s Porchlight Music Theatre. David Stobbe ’16, a graduate of the Theatre...