Playwriting Archive

Columbia College Chicago alum Hannah Ii-Epstein ’15, a graduate of the college’s fiction writing program, has been selected as one of two recipients of a new grant presented by Chicago’s About Face Theatre to support the creative work of local...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Kirsten Baity ’21, who graduated Summa cum Laude with a BA in Theatre with a Playwriting concentration, has been selected as one of two inaugural members of About Face Theatre’s Green Room Collective,...
  Columbia College Chicago‘s student-powered Manifest Urban Arts Festival is both online and in-person in this year’s Manifest: Reach. The 20th-anniversary edition runs May 10 through 14, and the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department will be proudly participating! From...
  A new play by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumna Skye Robinson Hillis ’11, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Theatre Directing program, is being presented by the MFA Program in Playwriting at Ohio University, where Robinson Hillis...
Columbia College Chicago will host “Social Justice and Creative Practice: The Power of the Creative Voice in Advancing Social Change,” an online conversation with renowned playwright, actor, director, activist, educator, and Columbia College honorary degree recipient Regina Taylor HDR...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department proudly congratulates Columbia College alum Ilesa Duncan ’99, executive/producing director of Pegasus Theatre Chicago, which has been approved for a $20,000 Grant for Arts Projects award from the National Endowment for the Arts....
The Chicago Tribune reports that Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumna Tyla Abercrumbie ’98 has been selected as the inaugural playwright in a new $25,000 play development initiative by Chicago’s Raven Theatre, whose artistic director is Columbia College alumnus...
Congratulations to Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Kevin Wiczer ’05, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting. Wiczer’s new play A Man with No Opinion will be performed in a live-streamed reading on Wednesday, December...
Congratulations to Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Niv Elbaz ’18, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Playwriting program, whose play Delilah has been selected for Panndora Productions‘ Panndora’s Box 14th Annual New Works Festival. Panndora Productions is an...
Mirrorbox Theatre, an Iowa theatre company led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Cavan Hallman ’05, presents a live streamed performance of the play Apologies to Lorraine Hansberry (You Too, August Wilson) on Friday, June 19, at 8...