Dance Archive

Precious Jennings
Precious Jennings, who teaches body movement for Acting students at the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, was named “Best Emerging Dancer” by Newcity in the publication’s “Best of Chicago 2016” feature, published October 27. Said Newcity: “Among the more compelling...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, located at 72 E. 11th Street in Chicago’s South Loop, will host a day of free performances on Friday, May 13, as part of Columbia College Chicago‘s 16th annual Manifest Urban Arts Festival....
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department concludes its 2015-16 mainstage season with Death and the King’s Horseman, by Nobel Prize-winning Nigerian playwright and poet Wole Soyinka. Directed by Theatre Department faculty members Sonita L. Surratt and John Hildreth, the...
Alumni of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department are in the cast and production team of West Side Story at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora, Illinois. Allyson Graves (BFA ’12), a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Musical Theatre Performance...
Alluvion Dance Chicago, an emerging contemporary dance company founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Dance Department student Johnny Huntoon, kicks off its 2016 season with “Introductions,” a benefit event on Saturday, January 16, at the historic Fine Arts...
Columbia College Chicago Dance Department alum Sara Maslanka (BA ’13) has been named the new artistic director of Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble. After graduating from Columbia, where she studied dance pedagogy, Maslanka studied in London at Trinity Laban Conservatory of...