Theatre Design Archive

Congratulations to the alumni and faculty of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, the Columbia College Chicago Music Department, and the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago who have been nominated for 2019 Joseph Jefferson Awards, Chicago’s top theatre...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni are bringing new plays to life in Bechdel Fest 7: Momentum, Broken Nose Theatre‘s seventh annual feminist festival of new short plays featuring an ensemble of female-identifying and non-binary actors talking about things...
Columbia College Chicago will host the 25th Annual Black Theatre Alliance/Ira Aldridge Awards on Monday, October 14, 2019. The awards ceremony takes place at the college’s Conaway Center, located at 1104 S. Wabash in Chicago’s South Loop. The event...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member Michael Brown, co-director of the Theatre Department’s MA/MFA Program in European Devised Performance Practice, is the co-creator and principal producer of Invitation to a Beheading, a devised work of puppet and mask...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department will host the 26th annual Merritt Awards for Excellence in Design and Collaboration on Monday, May 13. The event will take place at the Getz Theater Center of Columbia College Chicago, located at...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department will present a day of free performances and exhibits on Friday, May 10, as part of Columbia College Chicago‘s 19th annual Manifest Urban Arts Festival. The Getz Theater Center of Columbia College Chicago,...
Kudos to Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Claire Chrzan ’11, a graduate of Columbia’s Theatre Design program. As previously reported in this blog, she is nominated for two 2019 Non-Equity Joseph Jefferson Awards, for her lighting designs for...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department is delighted to welcome actor, director, and teacher Carin Silkaitis as its new chair. Silkaitis — whose appointment was announced on April 25 by Rosita Sands, Interim Dean of Columbia College’s School of Fine...
Kudos to the alumni, faculty, and current and former students of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, the Columbia College Chicago Communication Department, the Columbia College Chicago Music Department, and the Columbia College Chicago Cinema and Television Arts Department who...
Broken Nose Theatre, a non-Equity company whose ensemble and staff include several Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, presents the Midwest premiere of Yussef El Guindi’s dark comedy Language Rooms. The show opens Monday, April 22, and runs through...