Technical Theatre Archive

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....
  The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department will host the annual TEDxColumbiaCollegeChicago conference on Saturday, April 9, from 9 AM to 3:30 PM at the Getz Theatre, 72 E. 11th St., in Chicago’s South Loop. The 2016 conference’s theme...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni Grant Sabin (BFA ’05) and Paul Deziel (BA ’14) are winning rave reviews for their design work on The Hypocrites‘ production of Tennessee Williams’ classic drama The Glass Menagerie, running through March 6 at the...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni are on the design team for The Hypocrites‘ production of Tennessee Williams’ classic drama The Glass Menagerie, running January 22-March 6 at the Den Theatre, 1329 N. Milwaukee, in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood....
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,...