Theatre Directing Archive

Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni bring Porchlight Music Theatre‘s New Faces Sing 1959 to the Skokie Theatre on Monday, February 26, and then to the Arts Club of Chicago on Tuesday, February 27. The show — a revue...
A play by Niv Elbaz, a senior student in the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s BA Program in Playwriting, will be performed on Wednesday, February 21, at Chicago’s Tony Award-winning Victory Gardens Theatre. Elbaz’s play, Lightning, will be performed...
Jackalope Theatre, a company founded and led by alumni and former students of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, is featured in the Fall/Winter 2017 edition of Demo, the alumni magazine of Columbia College Chicago. The article, “The Birth of...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, students, and faculty members are in the cast and creative/production team of Bertolt Brecht’s 1938 play Fear and Misery in the Third Reich, presented by Haven Theatre Company February 8-March 11 at the...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alums Chris Zdenek ’07 and Ian Tranberg ’07 — both graduates of the Theatre Department’s Acting program — are collaborating on Direct My Woyzeck, running February 7-21 as part of the Rhinoceros Theatre Festival, Chicago’s longest-running...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni are in the cast and production team of Henrik Ibsen’s classic drama Pillars of the Community, running January 19-March 3 at Strawdog Theatre, 1802 W. Berenice, Chicago. This acclaimed adaptation of Ibsen’s 1877...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Maggie Rogers ’14, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Theatre with a concentration in directing, published an article titled “All Sizes Fit All: The Case for Normalizing Fatness Onstage” in...
Otherworld Theatre, a company founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, has two science-fantasy action productions coming up. On Friday, January 19, at 7:30 PM, the company presents Mortal Kombat: A Parody Staged Reading of the...
Black Vs. All, a new musical by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Mondisa Monde ’14, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Musical Theatre, will be presented in a developmental reading on Wednesday, January 17, at...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Cody Estle ’11, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Theatre Directing program, is directing the Chicago premiere of Five Mile Lake, running January 11-February 24 at Theatre Wit. Produced by Shattered Globe Theatre,...