Class Notes Archive

Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Koray Tarhan’13, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Musical Theatre, will make his Broadway principal debut in the lead role of Charley Kringas in the acclaimed Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim’s musical Merrily...
Former Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department student and faculty member and Columbia College Honorary Degree recipient David Cromer HDR ’17, who won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for The Band’s Visit, has re-teamed with...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s 2023-24 Mainstage Season continues with The Bluest Eye, Lydia R. Diamond‘s stage adaptation of the groundbreaking novel by Toni Morrison. The production runs through March 23 in Studio 404 of the Getz Theatre Center of Columbia College, located at 72 E. 11th...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Koray Tarhan ’13, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Musical Theatre, is featured in a two-page spread in the Chicago Sun-Times published Sunday, March 17, 2024. The article is an in-depth profile of Tarhan,...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s 2023-24 Mainstage Season continues with The Bluest Eye, Lydia Diamond‘s stage adaptation of the groundbreaking novel by Toni Morrison. The production runs March 13 through 23 in Studio 404 of the Getz Theatre Center of Columbia College,...
Otherworld Theatre, a company founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, has extended its hit production of Twihard! A Twilight Musical Parody. The show, co-written and directed by Columbia College alum Tiffany Keane Schaefer ’12, a graduate of...
Jackalope Theatre, a company founded and led by alumni and former students of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, has added performances of its Chicago premiere of The Smuggler, starring Jackalope cofounder Andrew Burden Swanson, a former student in the Columbia College Theatre...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Elya Faye Bottiger ’17, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BFA Program in Musical Theatre Performance, is featured in Sondheim Tribute Revue, running March 8 through April 28 at Theo Ubique Theatre, located at 721 Howard...