Theatre Design Archive

Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni are helping Rasaka Theatre Company, the midwest’s only theatre ensemble illuminating the South Asian American experience, to bring the midwest premiere of Nandita Shenoy’s Washer/Dryer to Chicago September 17-October 11. Kaiser Ahmed (BA...
A crew of Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department teachers, alumni, and students are on board for Nobody’s Wench: Six Tales of Pirate Women on the Rolling Seas, presented by Fury Theatre and Badass Broads September 17-October 4 at Chase...
Jesse Klug (BFA ’05), a graduate of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s Theatre Design Program, is designing the lights for two major Chicago-area stage openings in September. Funnyman, a world premiere, stars George Wendt as a vaudeville comic...
Arianna Soloway (BFA ’13), a graduate of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s BFA Program in Theatre Directing, is staging the opening show of Mary-Arrchie Theatre Company‘s 30th anniversary season–the powerful war drama Guardians, by Peter Morris. The drama,...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni Claire Chrzan (BA ’11) and Julia Rohed (BA ’13) are helping bring Katrina: Mother-in-Law of ‘Em All to Chicago. The dark comedy’s midwest premiere is presented by Interrobang Theatre Project September 4-October 4...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty, alumni, and students are involved in The Hypocrites‘ keenly anticipated production of American Idiot–the Chicago premiere of the influential rock musical by Green Day, Billie Joe Armstrong, and Michael Mayer. The ensemble includes...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni and faculty figure prominently in the nominations for the 2015 Joseph Jefferson (“Jeff”) Awards for Equity theatre in the Chicago area, which were announced August 21. Among them were: Caroline Neff, nominated for...
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,...
Alumni of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department are part of the design teams for the first two shows on Strawdog Theatre‘s fall schedule. After Miss Julie, British playwright Patrick Marber’s exploration of master/servant sexual politics in 1940s Britain,...
Fabulation
Pulse Theatre Company Chicago, a young troupe founded by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni Aaron Mitchell Reese (artistic director) and Christopher Jackson (producing artistic director), is presenting Lynn Nottage’s Obie Award-winning play Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine....