Scholarships Archive

Congratulations to the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department and Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago alumni and faculty cited in Newcity Stage‘s annual new year’s salute to movers and shakers in Chicago’s vibrant performing-arts scene. Among those listed in...
The Siddons Artistic Council of the Sarah Siddons Society presents a free panel discussion on “The Art of Self-Producing” on Monday, October 16, at 7 PM at the Columbia College Chicago Student Center, located at 754 S. Wabash in...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Zac Richey ’21, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Musical Theatre with a Minor in Stage Combat, is featured in the musical Grease, running April 12 through June 4 at...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department warmly congratulates students Olivia Maalouf, Alana Gordon-Levine, and Ty Gentry, who were honored as recipients of 2022 Sarah Siddons Society Scholarships on November 14 at the 2022 Sarah Siddons Award benefit, held at...
August 27, 2020, would have been the 85th birthday of Sheldon Patinkin–longtime chair of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, noted director and teacher, and cherished friend and mentor to many in the Chicago theatre community. Born August 27,...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Michael Kurowski ’16, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BFA Program in Musical Theatre Performance, is featured in the hit musical Grease, running through March 15 at Marriott Theatre in the Chicago suburb...
Ariel Triunfo, a senior in the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s Musical Theatre Program, is in the cast of Monty Python’s Spamalot, running August 30 through November 3 at the Mercury Theatre, 3733 N. Southport, Chicago. Lovingly ripped off...
The Columbia College Chicago News Office reports that Paradigm Talent Agency has chosen Columbia College Chicago as the recipient of a $50,000 donation to create the Chip Hooper Scholarship, an endowed scholarship fund for the School of Fine and...
August 27 would have been the 82nd birthday of Sheldon Patinkin–longtime chair of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, noted director and teacher, and cherished friend and mentor to many in the Chicago theatre community. Sheldon passed away on September...
Sheldon Patinkin (August 27, 1935-September 21, 2014)
The 18th annual Chicago Improv Festival, running April 20-26 at multiple venues in Chicago, is dedicated in part to the late director and teacher Sheldon Patinkin, longtime chair of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department. “For many people, Sheldon...