Class Notes Archive

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 alum Koray Tarhan ’13, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Musical Theatre, takes center stage in the lead role of Charley Kringas in the acclaimed Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim’s musical Merrily We...
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 faculty member and Tony Award-winning sound designer Mikhail Fiksel, a teacher in the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Theatre Design and Technology, is the recipient of the 2024 Michael Merritt Award for Excellence in...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum A. Ashley Hoff, who majored in the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Theatre, is the author of the highly anticipated new book With Love, Mommie Dearest: The Making of an Unintentional Camp Classic,...
Alumni and faculty of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department and the Columbia College Chicago Music Department are on the design team for the world premiere of Turret, starring Oscar and Tony nominee Michael Shannon. Produced by A Red Orchid Theatre, the...
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...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Cody Estle ’11, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Theatre Directing program, has been artistic director of Next Act Theatre in Milwaukee since February of 2023. Now he is directing his first production at the...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s 2023-24 Mainstage Season continues with Pippin, the Tony Award-winning musical by Stephen Schwartz and Roger O. Hirson. The production runs April 25 through May 4 in the Courtyard Theatre of the Getz Theatre Center of Columbia...
Otherworld Theatre, a company founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, presents its 10th annual Juggernaut Film Festival April 19 through 21. This weekend event celebrating science fiction and fantasy films and filmmakers from around the world...