Technical Theatre Archive

Steep Theatre, one of Chicago’s most acclaimed storefront companies, is presenting the U.S. premiere of Posh, by British playwright Laura Wade, and several Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty members, students, and alumni are involved in the production. The...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni and faculty members are bringing the rock musical [title of show] to the Open Door Theatre in the Chicago suburb of Oak Park starting January 15. Directed for the Open Door Repertory Company...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni are on the design teams  for two shows running at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont, in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood:   Paul Deziel (BA ’14), a graduate of Columbia’s BA program in technical theatre,...
The Hypocrites' "H.M.S. Pinafore"
The Hypocrites, one of Chicago’s most respected and most creative theatre companies, won rave reviews for its production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s operetta H.M.S. Pinafore at the prestigious Actors Theater of Louisville in Kentucky. The production featured the talents...
  Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty members Andra Velis Simon and Heather Gilbert are the musical director and lighting designer, respectively, for re-imagined versions of classic Gilbert and Sullivan operettas this fall at two of the United States’...
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,...
"Dancing on the Ceiling and Other Moments of Connection"
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, students, and faculty are collaborating on a festival of devised work, Dancing on the Ceiling and Other Moments of Connection, running July 10-August 1 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont, Chicago.   Presented...
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...
Callie Johnson in Bailiwick Chicago's "Carrie: The Musical"
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty, alumni, and students figured heavily in the nominations for the 2015 Non-Equity Joseph Jefferson (“Jeff”) Awards honoring excellence in Chicago theatres not operating under an Actors’ Equity union contract. Columbia teachers and graduates...
Michael Allen Harris in "Worthy"
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni are gearing up for new shows opening shortly on Chicago stages. Michael Allen Harris, a 2011 graduate of Columbia’s BFA program in Acting, is in the cast of Adventure Stage Chicago‘s world premiere...