Stage Combat Archive

Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Lukas Brasherfons ’14, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BFA Program in Acting with a Minor in Stage Combat, is the director of the Shakespearean Youth Theatre‘s new production of William Shakespeare’s romantic...
The Sarah Siddons Society, a Chicago organization dedicated to funding scholarships for promising theater arts students at top Chicago-area colleges and universities, has announced the formation of the Siddons Artistic Council. The group will offer mentoring, networking, and guidance...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member Donterrio is a featured speaker in Adjusting Your Path During a Pandemic, a free theatre career Zoom webinar presented by Chicago’s Sarah Siddons Society on Monday, February 28, at 7 PM Central...
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...