Theatre Directing Archive

The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department proudly congratulates the alumni, faculty, and current and former students of the Theatre Department, the Columbia College Chicago Music Department, and the Columbia College Chicago Cinema and Television Arts Department who won 2019...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department will present a day of free performances and exhibits on Friday, May 10, as part of Columbia College Chicago‘s 19th annual Manifest Urban Arts Festival. The Getz Theater Center of Columbia College Chicago,...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Katie Ruppert ’17, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Comedy Writing and Performance, has been named managing director of Otherworld Theatre Company, a Chicago theatre dedicated to science-fiction and fantasy...
Kudos to Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Claire Chrzan ’11, a graduate of Columbia’s Theatre Design program. As previously reported in this blog, she is nominated for two 2019 Non-Equity Joseph Jefferson Awards, for her lighting designs for...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department is delighted to welcome actor, director, and teacher Carin Silkaitis as its new chair, effective August 16, 2019. Silkaitis’ appointment was announced on April 25 by Rosita Sands, Interim Dean of Columbia College’s School...
Broken Nose Theatre, a non-Equity company whose ensemble and staff include several Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, presents the Midwest premiere of Yussef El Guindi’s dark comedy Language Rooms. The show opens Monday, April 22, and runs through...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department was proud to welcome former Theatre Department student and faculty member David Cromer HDR ’17, winner of the 2018 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for The Band’s Visit, back to...
Otherworld Theatre Company, an ensemble founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, presents “The Greeks,” a package of two new plays inspired by Greek mythology. The rotating repertory of Medusa Undone and Corona, two modern retellings...
Pulse Theatre Company Chicago, a troupe founded by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, is presenting In the Blood, by Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks. The show is directed by Columbia College alum Aaron Reese Boseman ‘12, a graduate...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Arianna Soloway ’13, a graduate of Columbia College Chicago’s Theatre Directing program, has directed The Comrades theatre company’s new production of Sarah Ruhl’s Dead Man’s Cell Phone, running through March 10 at the...