Acting Archive

Alumni of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department are in the cast and production team of Haven Chicago‘s new production of the groundbreaking rock musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch. The show runs July 10 through August 4 at...
Alumni of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department are in the cast and creative/production team of The Prodigal Daughter, a world premiere drama about a Black family in Chicago during the “Red Summer” of 1919. The show runs through...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Preston Max Allen ’13 is honored as one of Windy City Times‘ 2024 “30 Under 30 Award” winners. The annual “30 Under 30” awards were announced June 6, 2024, as part of Windy...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum A. Ashley Hoff ’96, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting, heralds his acclaimed new book With Love, Mommie Dearest: The Making of an Unintentional Camp Classic with an appearance...
Hell in a Handbag Productions‘ world premiere Poor People! The Parody Musical, written by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Tyler Anthony Smith ’17, has been extended through June 23 due to popular and critical acclaim. Smith, a graduate of the...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum A. Ashley Hoff ’96, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting, will return to Chicago to herald his acclaimed new book With Love, Mommie Dearest: The Making of an Unintentional...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alums are in the cast and creative team of Lifeline Theatre‘s new production of Native Son, playwright Nambi E. Kelley’s adaptation of the landmark novel by Richard Wright. The show is directed by Columbia...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Tyler Anthony Smith ’17, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting, is the author and co-star of Hell in a Handbag Productions‘ world premiere Poor People! The Parody Musical, running May 2 through June...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department hosted a special event on Tuesday, April 16 – a panel discussion with members of the cast and creative team of the Goodman Theatre’s acclaimed production of August Wilson’s acclaimed drama Joe Turner’s...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Scarlett Sullivan ’11, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting, has been named general manager of the AL. Ringling Brewing Company in Baraboo, Wisconsin. Sullivan started in the job on...