Comedy Writing and Performance Archive

Jonathan Elkins, a student in the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s BA Program in Comedy Writing and Performance, is in the Off-Broadway production Antigone in Ferguson, running through July 13 at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church at...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department will present a day of free performances and exhibits on Friday, May 10, as part of Columbia College Chicago‘s 19th annual Manifest Urban Arts Festival. The Getz Theater Center of Columbia College Chicago,...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Katie Ruppert ’17, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Comedy Writing and Performance, has been named managing director of Otherworld Theatre Company, a Chicago theatre dedicated to science-fiction and fantasy...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department is delighted to welcome actor, director, and teacher Carin Silkaitis as its new chair, effective August 16, 2019. Silkaitis’ appointment was announced on April 25 by Rosita Sands, Interim Dean of Columbia College’s School...
We Are the Tigers, the new Off-Broadway musical by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Preston Max Allen ’13, is highlighted in an article posted on the New York theatre news site Theatermania. Titled “10 Shows Your Teen Is...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Preston Max Allen ’13, whose new musical We Are the Tigers is currently running Off-Broadway at Theatre 80 St. Marks in New York City’s East Village, is profiled in an interview posted March 14...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Preston Max Allen ’13, whose new musical We Are the Tigers is currently running Off-Broadway at Theatre 80 St. Marks in New York City’s East Village, is profiled in an interview posted March 3...
We Are the Tigers, a new musical by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Preston Max Allen ’13, begins its Off-Broadway run February 7 at Theatre 80 St. Marks, located at 80 St. Marks Place in New York’s East...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni and faculty members are featured in the 22nd annual Fillet of Solo Festival, presented January 18 through February 2 by Lifeline Theatre. Celebrating the breadth of Chicago’s enduring storytelling and live lit scene,...