Acting Archive

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...
Jackalope Theatre Company, an ensemble founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, will present Thirst: A Climate Change Theatre Action on Wednesday, December 16, at 7:30 PM in its storefront space The Frontier, located at 1106...
The Mercy Street Theatre Company, an ensemble founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, celebrates the winter holidays with Merry Christmas, Mulch Pile!, a new comedy by resident playwright Dakota Parobek (BA ’15), a graduate of...
Actor, photographer, and Jeff Award-winning stage combat choreographer Ryan Bourque (BFA ’09), a graduate of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s acting program, will unveil an exhibit of photographic portraits of Chicago theatre artists on Monday, December 7, at...
Singer-songwriter-actor Jess Godwin (BA ’05), a graduate of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s BA Program in Acting, headlines Jess Godwin: 12 at the historic Athenaeum Theatre on Friday, December 4, at 8 PM.  The concert is the culmination...
Michael Stahl-David
Actor Michael Stahl-David (BA ’05), a graduate of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s BA Program in Acting, visited the Theatre Department on November 20 to facilitate a workshop for students in the acting program. Stahl-David shared his industry...
Several current and former Columbia College Chicago students are performing in the Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus‘ winter production, Miracle on Thirty-Funk Street. The show features the entire CGMC chorus of 150 singers, dancers, and a six-piece band to provide...