Stage Combat Archive

Chicago’s Raven Theatre is presenting William Inge’s rarely-revived drama A Loss of Roses, with a cast and production team that includes Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, students, and faculty members. The 1959 play will be directed by Raven’s...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni Stephen Walker (BA ’95) and Rudy Galvan are featured in David Mamet‘s American Buffalo, running January 28-March 6 at Mary-Arrchie Theatre Company, located at 735 W. Sheridan, Chicago. The production’s lights are designed...
Jackalope Theatre, a company founded and led by alumni of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, launches its eighth season with The Raid, a new drama about abolitionist John Brown’s plans to free and arm black slaves across the...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member Terry McCabe‘s new stage adaptation of Nicholas Meyer’s novel The Seven-Per-Cent Solution will open the 2015-16 season at Chicago’s City Lit Theater, where McCabe is artistic director. The production’s cast includes Columbia...
A crew of Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department teachers, alumni, and students are on board for Nobody’s Wench: Six Tales of Pirate Women on the Rolling Seas, presented by Fury Theatre and Badass Broads September 17-October 4 at Chase...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni and faculty figure prominently in the nominations for the 2015 Joseph Jefferson (“Jeff”) Awards for Equity theatre in the Chicago area, which were announced August 21. Among them were: Caroline Neff, nominated for...
The Rise and Fall of Little Voice
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, faculty, and students are bringing British playwright Jim Cartwright’s The Rise and Fall of Little Voice to the stage of Chicago’s Theater Wit August 14-September 5. Presented by the No Stakes Theater Project,...
All Our Tragic
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni are in the cast and production team of The Hypocrites‘ remount of its acclaimed 2014 production All Our Tragic, running June 20-August 9 at the Den Theatre, 1329 N. Milwaukee, in Chicago’s Wicker...
Manifest
Columbia College Chicago celebrates the end of the 2014-2015 school year on Friday, May 15, with Manifest, its annual urban arts festival of student work. Manifest, free and open to the general public, is a South Loop showcase of...
John McFarland
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member John McFarland, who teaches in the Theatre Department’s Stage Combat and Voice programs, has been awarded the rank of Master Teacher with the British Academy of Stage & Screen Combat. The BASSC...