Theatre Directing Archive

Jackalope Theatre, a company founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alums and former students, presents its ninth annual Living Newspaper Festival, an evening of six 10-minute plays inspired by newspaper articles from around the nation. The...
Former Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department student and faculty member David Cromer HDR ’17, who recently won the Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for the Broadway hit The Band’s Visit, returns to Broadway in the fall...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department proudly congratulates the Columbia College alumni, faculty, and current and former students who have been nominated for 2018 Black Theater Alliance/Ira Aldridge Awards, including: alumnus Michael Allen Harris ’11, a graduate of the...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Emma Sheikh ’18, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Musical Theatre, stars in her own one-person show — 20, With Issues — playing one night only: Thursday, July 26, at...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni are in the cast and creative team of Everybody, presented by the Brown Paper Box Co. July 13 through August 11 at the Pride Arts Center, 4147 N. Broadway, Chicago. This modern riff...
Otherworld Theatre, a company founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, officially opened its new home on Saturday, July 14, at 3914 N. Clark, Chicago. Otherworld says this is the world’s first venue dedicated to the...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty and alumni are in the cast and production team for Linda, by British playwright Penelope Skinner, running July 7-August 18 at Steep Theatre. The play concerns a beauty products executive whose immaculately curated...
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...