Theatre Archive

The Bristol Renaissance Faire in Kenosha County, Wisconsin, is thrilling audiences with performances by Guido’s Academy of Theatrical Swordplay, a professional ensemble of stage combat artists including alumni, current students, and faculty from the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s...
Chicago’s venerable, award-winning Raven Theatre, whose artistic director is Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Cody Estle ’11, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Theatre Directing program, has announced exciting news: it will return to live performance with its...
Prominent trans advocate and Columbia College Chicago alum Precious Brady-Davis ’13, who graduated from Columbia College with an Interdisciplinary BA in Theatre and Liberal Education, has written a memoir, I Have Always Been Me, which is being published July...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department congratulates Columbia College Chicago alum Jay Españo MFA ’16, a graduate of the college’s MFA program in film directing, who has been named artistic director of Chicago’s LGBTQ-focused PrideArts theatre company. Españo, 47,...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Gretchen Wylder ’07, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting, has announced that their digital video series These Thems–The Queer Comedy Series is streaming for free through June on Outfest...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member Jermaine Hill, coordinator of the Theatre Department’s Musical Theatre Program, is the musical director for Legends Of The 50s And 60s: Greatest Hits, presented by Music Theater Works at the North Shore...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Preston Max Allen ’13 — a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting who also took courses in the Theatre Department’s Musical Theatre and Comedy programs — is spearheading A Place...
Columbia College Chicago alum Hannah Ii-Epstein ’15, a graduate of the college’s fiction writing program, has been selected as one of two recipients of a new grant presented by Chicago’s About Face Theatre to support the creative work of local...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Kirsten Baity ’21, who graduated Summa cum Laude with a BA in Theatre with a Playwriting concentration, has been selected as one of two inaugural members of About Face Theatre’s Green Room Collective,...