Playwriting Archive

Columbia College Chicago has announced that Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Keli Garrett ’91 is the 2020 Madeleine Moore Burrell Playwriting Fellowship recipient. The academic residency, now in its second year, was established with support from Columbia College...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department will host the 33rd annual Young Playwrights Festival presented by Pegasus Theatre Chicago, running January 8 through 25 at the Courtyard Theater in the Getz Theater Center of Columbia College Chicago, located at...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department will host a special program on devised theatre presented by the Dramatists Guild of America, the membership association of playwrights, librettists, composers, and lyricists writing for the stage in the United States. The...
James Sherman in "The Ben Hecht show"
Actor-playwright James Sherman, a Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member who teaches playwriting and improvisation, performs his one-man play The Ben Hecht Show as part of “Teatron: Chicago’s Jewish Theatre Festival,” running November 3 through 10 in conjunction...
Mirrorbox Theatre, an Iowa theatre company led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Cavan Hallman ’05, presents the Midwest premiere of Future Thinking, by Eliza Clark. The show is directed by Hallman’s former teacher, Columbia College Theatre Department...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department proudly congratulates the alumni, faculty, and current and former students of the Theatre Department, the Columbia College Chicago Music Department, and the Columbia College Chicago Cinema and Television Arts Department who won 2019...
Nothing Without a Company, an experimental theatre ensemble founded by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Anna Rose Ii-Epstein ’07, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Acting program, is seeking submissions for its second annual New World Play Festival, a...
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,...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department is delighted to welcome actor, director, and teacher Carin Silkaitis as its new chair. Silkaitis — whose appointment was announced on April 25 by Rosita Sands, Interim Dean of Columbia College’s School of Fine...
Kudos to the alumni, faculty, and current and former students of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, the Columbia College Chicago Communication Department, the Columbia College Chicago Music Department, and the Columbia College Chicago Cinema and Television Arts Department who...