Theatre Directing Archive

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...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni and faculty are joining forces to bring the world premiere of The Cheats, by Hamish Linklater, to the stage of Steep Theatre, one of Chicago’s finest Off-Loop companies, this fall. Joanie Schultz (BA...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumna Skye Robinson Hillis (BA ’11), a graduate of Columbia’s Theatre Directing Program, is staging the Spartan Theatre‘s production of Neil Simon’s Jake’s Women, running September 24-October 11 at the Royal George Theatre, 1641...
Columbia College Chicago alumni are collaborating on the world premiere of Punk Punk, an interactive comedy with music about Chicago’s punk scene.   The show is presented by Nothing Without a Company, whose artistic director, Anna Rose Ii-Epstein (BFA ’07),...