Theatre Directing Archive

Columbia College Chicago alumni and faculty figure prominently in NewCity‘s “Players 2022: The Fifty People Who Really Perform for Chicago” feature, published January 7, 2022. The publication’s annual listing of movers and shakers in Chicago’s performing arts scene is...
Alumni and faculty members of Columbia College Chicago are in the cast and creative team for Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s remount of Bug, the creepy-crawly psychological thriller by Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning Steppenwolf ensemble member Tracy Letts. The show...
“American Origami/#HereToo-CCC” (Photo: Jenni Carroll) “American Origami/#HereToo-CCC” (Photo: Jenni Carroll) The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s production of American Origami/#HereToo-CCC, the opening show of the department’s 2021-2022 Mainstage Season, concludes its run this weekend with two performances — Friday,...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department proudly congratulates the Columbia College alums and faculty members who have been selected to receive 2021 Make a Wave grants from the Chicago-based nonprofit grant-making organization 3Arts. The grant recipients were announced October...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s 2021-2022 Mainstage Season opened October 15, 2021, with American Origami/#HereToo-CCC, a program of two devised plays in dialogue about America’s gun violence epidemic. This original production is the result of an exciting collaboration...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department proudly launches its 2021-2022 Mainstage Season with an exciting collaboration between the Theatre Department, Columbia College’s Museum of Contemporary Photography, the national theatre/activism initiative #HereToo, and the internationally acclaimed Tectonic Theatre Project: American...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Tyler Anthony Smith ’17, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting, presents his one-person show People Do Do Such Things October 7 through 10 at Davenport’s Piano Bar and Cabaret,...
Alumni and faculty of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department are bringing the musical theatre event Songs for Nobodies to Northlight Theatre, located at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts at 9501 Skokie Boulevard in the Chicago...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum and former faculty member Joanie Schultz ’00, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Theatre Directing program, has been named associate artistic director of the Cincinnati Playhouse, one of the nation’s top regional theatres....
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Rose Freeman ’07, a graduate of the Theatre Department‘s Theatre Directing program, is directing the opening production of the Third Eye Theatre Ensemble‘s eighth season — a double bill of one-act operas running...