Theatre Directing Archive

The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department proudly congratulations former Theatre Department student and faculty member David Cromer HDR ’17 on winning the 2018 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical. Cromer — who studied acting and directing at...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Marissa McKown ’04, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Theatre Directing program, has been named managing director of the 16th Street Theatre in the Chicago suburb of Berwyn. McKown, originally from Indiana, previously served...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alums are on the production team for Empty Threats, presented by the Neo-Futurists theatre company June 7 through July 14. The show’s scenic designer is Columbia College alum Grant Sabin ’05, a graduate of the...
Otherworld Theatre Company, an ensemble founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, presents its 6th Annual Juggernaut Film Festival, a two-day celebration of science fiction and fantasy films and filmmakers from around the world. The festival...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alums and faculty are in the cast and creative team of BoHo Theatre‘s production of Stephen Sondheim’s musical A Little Night Music, running May 19 through July 8 at the Greenhouse Theatre Center in...
Alumni of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department are collaborating to bring the world premiere of Damascus, a new drama by Bennett Fisher, to the stage of Chicago’s Strawdog Theatre. The play features alums Terence Sims ’13, a graduate...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department proudly congratulations former student and faculty member David Cromer HDR ’17 on his nomination for a 2018 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical. Cromer — who studied acting and directing at...
Alumni and faculty of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, the Columbia College Chicago Music Department, and the Columbia College Chicago Cinema and Television Arts Department have been nominated for 2018 Joseph Jefferson Awards, Chicago’s top theatre award. The...
Abduction, an original science-fiction musical comedy created and performed by students and alumni from Columbia College Chicago‘s Theatre, Music, and Cinema and Television Arts departments, will be performed in a staged concert version on Wednesday and Thursday, April 18...
Alumni of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s Acting program were singled out for praise in the Chicago Tribune‘s review of the American premiere of Birdland, by Tony Award-winning British playwright Simon Stephens, running through May 12 at Chicago’s Steep...