Solo Performance Archive

The 20th annual Fillet of Solo Festival, a celebration of Chicago’s enduring storytelling and live lit scene, features the talents of Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni and teachers. Featuring storytelling ensembles and solo performers, the festival runs January 13–29 at two locations...
Alumni and current students from the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department are pooling their talents for The 24 Hour Solo Show, an evening of one-person performances, on Sunday, December 18. The event starts at 8 PM at the Pendulum...
  The LIVINGroom, an ensemble of solo writer/performers including alumni and students from the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, will present The LIVINGroom: The Grown-Ups’ Table, an evening of solo performances timed for the December family holidays, on Sunday,...
The LIVINGroom, an ensemble of solo writer/performers including alumni and students from the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, will present The LIVINGroom: From Where I’m Sitting, an evening of solo performances, on Sunday, November 13, at 8 PM at Stage 773,...
  Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Stephanie Shaw ’92 appears as part of the spoken-word ensemble BoyGirlBoyGirl in Warman’s Practical Orthoepy and Critique, an evening of stories inspired by Professor Edward Barrett Warman’s exceedingly thorough 1887 guide to proper English pronunciation....
The LIVINGroom, an ensemble of solo writer/performers including several alumni and students from the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, will present an evening of solo performances on Friday, July 22, at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln, Chicago....
The Portrait, a new one-person play by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department associate professor Susan Padveen, receives its world premiere July 15-August 14 as part of “Solo Celebration!,” an eight-month series of provocative and powerful one-person plays. Padveen, coordinator...
The LIVINGroom, an ensemble of solo writer/performers including several alumni and students from the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, presents a “celebration of self” with its midsummer event, The LIVINGroom: Block Party, on Sunday, July 10, at Stage 773,...
Laura Reitsma Joel Reitsma Ian Randall Abigail Phelps The LIVINGroom, an ensemble of solo writer/performers including several alumni of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, presents a special event for Memorial Day weekend. On Sunday, May 29, the group...
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....