Acting Archive

Samuel Munoz and Aaron Munoz in "53:1"
A film co-starring Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni Samuel Munoz (BA ’99) and Aaron Munoz (BA ’01), graduates of the Theatre Department’s BA program in Acting, is featured as an official selection in the 2016 Fargo Film Festival,...
Steep Theatre, one of Chicago’s most acclaimed storefront companies, is presenting the U.S. premiere of Posh, by British playwright Laura Wade, and several Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty members, students, and alumni are involved in the production. The...
Columbia College Chicago alum Hannah Ii-Epstein (BA ’15), a graduate of the college’s fiction writing program, has a new play opening in her native Hawaii. Ii-Epstein’s drama Not One Batu receives its world premiere January 21-February 21 at the...
Congratulations to film and TV writer-producer Dino Stamatopoulos, an alumnus of Columbia College Chicago‘s film program. The 2015 film Anomalisa, which he co-produced, has been nominated for an Oscar for Best Animated Feature. While attending Columbia College in 1983-86,...
Tyler Anthony Smith
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, students, and faculty are featured in the 19th annual Fillet of Solo Festival, presented January 15-31 at venues in Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood. Produced by Lifeline Theatre and Live Bait Theatre, the fest...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni and student talent are on board for Tennessee Williams’ rarely-revived drama The Mutilated, running January 14-February 28 at A Red Orchid Theatre, located at 1531 N. Wells in Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood. The...
Behzad Dabu
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Behzad Dabu (BFA ’08) is co-starring in the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Disgraced at Seattle Repertory Theatre. The show, directed by Columbia College Theatre Department faculty member Kimberly Senior, is a co-production with Chicago’s...
Actor-director Brian Shaw (BA ’86), a Columbia College Chicago graduate and a professor in Columbia’s Theatre Department, has directed a short film, Four Monologues, now available as a free iTunes app. The film was developed from an artist’s book...
Derrick Trumbly
“We helped student artists start to manage their debt . . . and we’re going to keep doing it. Please support us as we do.” Ed.Arts, a nonprofit organization co-founded by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Derrick Trumbly...