Acting Archive

Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Joseph Stearns (BA ’98) is featured in the U.S. premiere of Butcher, by Canadian playwright Nicolas Billon. The show runs  September 17-October 24 at Signal Ensemble Theatre, where Stearns, a graduate of Columbia’s...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni are helping Rasaka Theatre Company, the midwest’s only theatre ensemble illuminating the South Asian American experience, to bring the midwest premiere of Nandita Shenoy’s Washer/Dryer to Chicago September 17-October 11. Kaiser Ahmed (BA...
A crew of Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department teachers, alumni, and students are on board for Nobody’s Wench: Six Tales of Pirate Women on the Rolling Seas, presented by Fury Theatre and Badass Broads September 17-October 4 at Chase...
Raven Theatre‘s Midwest premiere of Direct From Death Row The Scottsboro Boys (An Evening of Vaudeville and Sorrow) employs the talents of current and former Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department students. The production employs vaudeville-style music and dance to...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Behzad Dabu (BFA ’08) is featured in the Goodman Theatre‘s keenly anticipated fall opener — the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Disgraced.  The show begins previews September 12 and opens September 20, running through October...
Michael Stahl-David (BA ’05), a graduate of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s BA Program in Acting, has been cast to play Robert F. Kennedy in Rob Reiner’s forthcoming film LBJ, according to a September 9 report in Deadline.com. The...
Arianna Soloway (BFA ’13), a graduate of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s BFA Program in Theatre Directing, is staging the opening show of Mary-Arrchie Theatre Company‘s 30th anniversary season–the powerful war drama Guardians, by Peter Morris. The drama,...
American Blues Theater‘s production of the classic comedy The Rainmaker, the opening show in its 30th anniversary season, features two Columbia College Chicago alumni, Steve Key (BA ’88) and Matt Pratt (BA ’12). Key, a four-time winner of the...