Theatre Design Archive

Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni and student talent are on board for Tennessee Williams’ rarely-revived drama The Mutilated, running January 14-February 28 at A Red Orchid Theatre, located at 1531 N. Wells in Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood. The...
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,...
Actor-director Brian Shaw (BA ’86), a Columbia College Chicago graduate and a professor in Columbia’s Theatre Department, has directed a short film, Four Monologues, now available as a free iTunes app. The film was developed from an artist’s book...
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...
Ryan Bourque (BFA ’09), a graduate of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s acting program, is in the cast of A Red Orchid Theatre‘s keenly anticipated world premiere of Pilgrim’s Progress, by Bret Neveu. Bourque will share the stage...
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 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’...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni Claire Chrzan (BA ’11) and Jon Beal (BA ’11) are on the production team for the New Colony‘s Halloween-season production The Terrible, a world premiere by Morgan McNaught. Chrzan, a graduate of the...
  Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member Amy Uhl is directing and choreographing the classic Gilbert & Sullivan operetta H.M.S. Pinafore for the Savoyaires, a company dedicated to the work of librettist William S. Gilbert and composer Arthur...
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...