Theatre Directing Archive

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...
Joanie Schultz (Photo: Joe Mazza)
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumna Joanie Schultz ’00, now in her second year as artistic director of the WaterTower Theatre in Addison, Texas, recently reflected on her goals and experiences as a theatre artist in a column for...
Nothing Without a Company — an experimental theatre ensemble founded by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Anna Rose Ii-Epstein ’07, and a finalist for the League of Chicago Theatres’ 2018 Emerging Theatre Award — presents Cornerstone, a new experiential,...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Cody Estle ’11, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Theatre Directing program, directs the world premiere of The Gentleman Caller, a provocative drama by Chicago playwright Philip Dawkins, with a special “College Night”...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni are in the cast and design team of We’re Gonna Die, presented by Haven Theatre Company for four Monday evening performances March 26-April 16 at Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s intimate, flexible 1700 Space. Written by Young...