Theatre Design Archive

Heather Gilbert
Heather Gilbert, one of Chicago’s top theatrical lighting designers and head of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s lighting design program, is profiled in the May 2016 issue of Live Design, a magazine serving the live entertainment industry with...
American Blues Theatre‘s hit production of the musical Little Shop of Horrors has been extended through July 31 at the Greenhouse Theatre Center, 2257 N. Lincoln, Chicago. The show, directed by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department adjunct faculty member Jonathan...
Haven Theatre Company, a Chicago-based troupe whose executive director and co-founder Carol Cohen studied Theatre Design at the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, is presenting the U.S. premiere of The Distance, by British playwright Deborah Bruce. The show’s cast...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Cody Estle (BA ’11), a graduate of Columbia College’s Theatre Directing program, is directing a new production of Anton Chekhov’s classic drama The Seagull at The Artistic Home, 1376 W. Grand, Chicago. Estle,...
Jackalope Theatre Company, an ensemble founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, wraps up its 2015-16 season with the world premiere of Prowess, running May 18-June 25 at Broadway Armory Park, 5917 N. Broadway in Chicago’s...
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....
Several alumni, students, and/or faculty members of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department have been honored with nominations for 2016 Joseph Jefferson Awards for Non-Equity Theatre, which were announced April 26, 2016. The Non-Equity Jeff Awards, the top prize...
The 2016 Michael Merritt Awards and Design Exposition, named in memory of set designer and former Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member Michael Merritt, will be held Monday, May 16, starting at 5 PM at Loyola University Chicago’s...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni and faculty members are bringing the rock musical Little Shop of Horrors to Chicago-area theatregoers this spring. The show, presented by American Blues Theatre, runs April 29-June 26 at the Greenhouse Theatre Center,...
Alumni of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s musical theatre program are featured in The Producers, playing at Chicago’s Mercury Theater starting April 14. The Producers, the hit musical comedy about two crooked Broadway producers trying to put on...