Playwriting Archive

Congratulations to Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Marvin Quijada ’05, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting, whose play The Dream King was honored at the 2023 Joseph Jefferson Awards ceremony on Monday, October 2,...
Congratulations to the alumni and faculty of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department and Columbia College Chicago Music Department who have been nominated for 2023 Joseph Jefferson Awards, Chicago’s top theatre award. The Equity “Jeff Awards” honor excellence in Chicago’s...
  Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty members and alums are heading to Scotland in August to participate in the 2023 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Branded as “the world’s greatest platform for creative freedom,” the fringe festival runs August 4...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alums are in the cast and production team of Kokandy Productions‘ staging of The SpongeBob Musical, running June 22 through August 20 at the Chopin Theatre, located at 1543 W. Division in Chicago’s Wicker...
A new play by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Alex Fortune ’17 — a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Musical Theatre with a Minor in Playwriting — will be presented in the Impostors Theatre Company‘s...
The 2023 edition of Columbia College Chicago‘s student-powered Manifest Arts Festival takes place Friday, May 12, to celebrate student achievements at the end of the 2022-23 school year, and the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department is proudly participating, with...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Tyla Abercrumbie ’98, star of the Showtime series The Chi and author of the award-winning play Relentless, will be the keynote speaker at CODE: Cultural Opportunities and Diversity Expo, hosted by the Columbia College...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alums are in the cast and creative team for The Kelly Girls, a new drama running February 17 through April 1 at the Factory Theater, located at 1623 W. Howard in Chicago’s Rogers Park...
Alumni and faculty of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department and the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago figure prominently in Newcity Stage‘s “Players 2023: Who Really Performs for Chicago Right Now” feature, published January 6, 2023. Among the...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, located in the historic Getz Theatre Center of Columbia College in Chicago’s South Loop, is inviting applications for the position of Chair of the Theatre Department. Qualified and interested candidates are urged to...