Theatre Directing Archive

Joanie Schultz
Columbia College Chicago alumna Joanie Schultz (BA ’00), a graduate of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s directing program, is directing two world premieres at noted Chicago theatres this winter. First up is Bruise Easy, running January 8-February 14...
Jackalope Theatre Company, an ensemble founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, will present Thirst: A Climate Change Theatre Action on Wednesday, December 16, at 7:30 PM in its storefront space The Frontier, located at 1106...
The Mercy Street Theatre Company, an ensemble founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, celebrates the winter holidays with Merry Christmas, Mulch Pile!, a new comedy by resident playwright Dakota Parobek (BA ’15), a graduate of...
The Mercy Street Theatre Company, an ensemble founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, kicks off its second season with The Mercy Street Affair, an evening of new plays, live jazz, pastries, and craft cocktails inspired...
Jackalope Theatre, a company founded and led by alumni of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, launches its eighth season with The Raid, a new drama about abolitionist John Brown’s plans to free and arm black slaves across the...
Otherworld Theatre, a company founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, celebrates Halloween with Gone Dark, a new gothic thriller. Directed by Tiffany Keane (BA ’12), a graduate of the Theatre Department’s theatre directing program, this...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department kicks off its 2015-2016 mainstage season with the musical The Drowsy Chaperone, running October 28-November 7 at the Theatre Department’s Getz Theatre, 72 E. 11th St. in Chicago’s South Loop. The Drowsy Chaperone,...
  Rose Freeman (BA ’07), a graduate of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s theatre directing program, is directing the midwest premiere of Arab-American composer Mohammed Fairouz‘s opera Sumeida’s Song, running October 23-November 8 at Prop Thtr, 3502-04 N....
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni BrittneyLove Smith (BFA ’11) and Cody Estle (BA ’11) are helping Northlight Theatre bring Charm to the stage of Steppenwolf Theatre‘s Merle Reskin Garage Theatre. Charm is a new play by Chicago writer...
  Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member Amy Uhl is directing and choreographing the classic Gilbert & Sullivan operetta H.M.S. Pinafore for the Savoyaires, a company dedicated to the work of librettist William S. Gilbert and composer Arthur...