Theatre Directing Archive

Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Madison Kennedy ’18, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Theatre Directing program, will lead a virtual workshop for Columbia College students and alumni seeking work in the arts and entertainment field. Titled “Don’t...
Congratulations to Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member Heather Gilbert and former Columbia College Theatre Department student and faculty member David Cromer HDR ’17, who have been nominated for 2020 Tony Awards for their work on the Broadway...
Congratulations to the Columbia College Chicago alumni, students, and faculty who have been nominated for 2020 Black Theatre Alliance Awards. The nominees were announced August 7, 2020. Among those nominated are: Aaron Reese Boseman ‘12, a graduate of the...
Otherworld Theatre, a troupe founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, is profiled in an article published May 27, 2020, by the Chicago Reader, Chicago’s longest-established alternative publication. Headlined “Otherworld Theatre Unites Gamers and Theater Nerds,”...
Mirrorbox Theatre, an Iowa theatre company led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Cavan Hallman ’05, presents a live streamed performance of the play Apologies to Lorraine Hansberry (You Too, August Wilson) on Friday, June 19, at 8...
Heather Gilbert
Congratulations to Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member Heather Gilbert, who won the 2020 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lighting Design for a Play. Gilbert, a teacher in the Theatre Department’s Theatre Design Program, was honored for her...
A group of theatre companies in Chicago’s Edgewater Theatre District are conducting a drive for donations of food and other supplies to redistribute to other organizations in Chicago directly supporting protestors and in neighborhoods where food supplies are limited....
Congratulations to the 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 who have been nominated for 2020 Joseph Jefferson Awards, Chicago’s...
  The Silent Theatre Company, an ensemble founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, remounts its 2019 site-specific, immersive play, Incomplete Conversations, March 5 through April 4 at Tapestry Fellowship Church, 3824 W. Irving Park, Chicago....
The Invictus Theatre Company‘s intimate new production of the classic drama A Raisin in the Sun, directed by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Aaron Reese Boseman ‘12, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Theatre Directing program, is winning...