Theatre Design Archive

Alumni of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department are collaborating to bring the world premiere of Damascus, a new drama by Bennett Fisher, to the stage of Chicago’s Strawdog Theatre. The play features alums Terence Sims ’13, a graduate...
Graduating seniors in the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s Theatre Design program will be featured at the 25th Annual Michael Merritt Awards for Excellence in Design and Collaboration on Monday, May 14. Scenic designer and puppet creator Therese Ritchie,...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, located at 72 E. 11th Street in Chicago’s South Loop, will host a day of free performances and exhibits on Friday, May 11, as part of Columbia College Chicago‘s 18th annual Manifest Urban...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department proudly congratulates Broken Nose Theatre on winning the 2018 Broadway in Chicago Emerging Theatre Award from the League of Chicago Theatres, the Chicago theatre industry’s professional advocacy and support organization. Founded in 2012,...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni are in the cast and production team of Buddy–The Buddy Holly Story, presented by American Blues Theatre April 27 through May 26. A special “College Night” performance on Thursday, May 10, offers discounted...
Alumni and faculty of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, the Columbia College Chicago Music Department, and the Columbia College Chicago Cinema and Television Arts Department have been nominated for 2018 Joseph Jefferson Awards, Chicago’s top theatre award. The...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Sean Patrick Leonard ’97, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting, is in the cast of A Blue Island in the Red Sea, a new devised theatre piece running April...
​Columbia College Chicago alumnus Jonathan Goldthwaite ’12, a graduate of the college’s Performing Arts Management BA program who also studied in the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, is directing Through the Veil, described as “a multi-sensory Easter experience” that...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni are in the cast and design team of We’re Gonna Die, presented by Haven Theatre Company for four Monday evening performances March 26-April 16 at Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s intimate, flexible 1700 Space. Written by Young...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alums are on the production team for The Artistic Home‘s production of How I Learned to Drive, Paula Vogel’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama about a teenage girl who is sexually abused by her uncle. Columbia...