Stage Combat Archive

Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni are in the cast and production team of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, produced by the Invictus Theatre Company October 21 through November 21 in the company’s new venue at 1106 W. Thorndale in Chicago’s Edgewater...
Alumni of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department are featured in the fight team for Lyric Opera of Chicago’s eagerly awaited brand-new production of Macbeth, Giuseppe Verdi’s thrilling operatic adaptation of William Shakespeare’s tragedy. The production runs September 17...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni and faculty are on the creative team of Mr. Burns, a post-electric play, Anne Washburn’s comedy/drama/musical about a post-apocalyptic world comforted by memories of The Simpsons, which begins performances August 27 at Theater Wit,...
Alumni of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department are bringing virtual performance to the Minnesota Fringe Festival August 5  through 15, when the online performance Magus Park runs on the festival’s website. Presented by the CSOC Company, LLC,  and...
The Bristol Renaissance Faire in Kenosha County, Wisconsin, is thrilling audiences with performances by Guido’s Academy of Theatrical Swordplay, a professional ensemble of stage combat artists including alumni, current students, and faculty from the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s...
  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...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Lukas Brasherfons ’14 is the director and adaptor of the Shakespearean Youth Theatre Dream Project‘s new rendition of Troilus & Cressida, William Shakespeare’s 1602 romance set during the Trojan War. The online audio...
Congratulations to Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Jen Albert ’97, who has been nominated for a 2021 Ovation Award from the LA Stage Alliance in Los Angeles, a non-profit arts service organization dedicated to building awareness, appreciation, and...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department proudly congratulates alumnus Brian LeTraunik ’98, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting, on his new book A History of Contemporary Stage Combat, set to be published October 20, 2020,...
  Columbia College Chicago‘s student-powered Manifest Urban Arts Festival makes its digital debut this year, going online for its landmark 20th annual edition May 11 through 15, and the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department will be proudly participating! To...