Acting Archive

The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department will host Broadway Bound!, an evening of musical theatre presented by the Sarah Siddons Society, on Tuesday, March 17. This festival of young talent performing a program of scenes and songs is presented in...
Oklahoma!
The performance of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! at the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department on Saturday, March 14, at 7 PM, is a benefit for Columbia’s Musical Theatre Scholarships program. Tickets for the benefit performance are $5-$15. Proceeds from the show...
Sam Bailey in "You're So Talented"
Alumni of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre, Cinema Art + Science, and Education departments have joined forces to launch a new Web series, You’re So Talented, which premieres Wednesday, March 11. Presented by Open TV, and produced in association with...
 Several Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni and students are involved in Runcible Theatre Company’s staging of British playwright Howard Barker’s rarely-seen Scenes from an Execution, the tale of a 16th-century Italian painter’s clash with religious and secular authorities over...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus and teacher Eric Burgher has launched Under the Lights, a new podcast highlighting the work of Chicago artists–actors, directors, writers, musicians, improvisers, performance artists, casting directors, and others. Each episode of the podcast...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni Chester Gregory and A.C. Smith are featured in Goodman Theatre‘s much-anticipated new production of Two Trains Running, by the late August Wilson. The centerpiece of a celebration of Wilson’s work and influence (marking...
Columbia College Theatre Department alumnus Pat Whalen hosts Good Evening #6, the sixth installment of  Good Evening with Pat Whalen on Friday, March 6, at 10:45 PM. Described as “Chicago’s only late-night talk-show news-alternative; featuring live music, interviews and performances,” Good...
Michael Kurowski
Early reviews have been raves for the Columbia College Theatre Department folks involved in Jackalope Theatre’s Four and The Hypocrites’ Endgame. The cast of Four features student Michael Kurowski and alumnus Daniel Martinez, and the show’s set is designed...