Theatre Directing Archive

Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni are bringing new plays to life in Bechdel Fest 7: Momentum, Broken Nose Theatre‘s seventh annual feminist festival of new short plays featuring an ensemble of female-identifying and non-binary actors talking about things...
Otherworld Theatre Company, an ensemble founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, presents A Taste of Man Flesh: A Parody About a Fellowship August 15 through 24. The show runs at Otherworld Theatre’s space at 3914...
The 2017 Broadway hit The Band’s Visit, winner of the 2018 Tony Award for Best Musical, comes to Chicago September 3 through 15 in a national tour directed by former Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department student and faculty member...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Jen Sloan ’17, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Theatre Directing program, has directed the world premiere of Human Resource(s), by Sara Means. Presented by Theatre Evolve, the comedy is described as “the...
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. Silkaitis — whose appointment was announced on April 25 by Rosita Sands, Interim Dean of Columbia College’s School of Fine...
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...