Writing for Performance Archive

  Columbia College Chicago‘s student-powered Manifest Urban Arts Festival makes its digital debut this year, going online for its landmark 20th annual edition May 11 through 15, and the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department will be proudly participating! To...
Columbia College Chicago has announced that Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Keli Garrett ’91 is the 2020 Madeleine Moore Burrell Playwriting Fellowship recipient. The academic residency, now in its second year, was established with support from Columbia College...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department will host the 33rd annual Young Playwrights Festival presented by Pegasus Theatre Chicago, running January 8 through 25 at the Courtyard Theater in the Getz Theater Center of Columbia College Chicago, located at...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department will host a special program on devised theatre presented by the Dramatists Guild of America, the membership association of playwrights, librettists, composers, and lyricists writing for the stage in the United States. The...
James Sherman in "The Ben Hecht show"
Actor-playwright James Sherman, a Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member who teaches playwriting and improvisation, performs his one-man play The Ben Hecht Show as part of “Teatron: Chicago’s Jewish Theatre Festival,” running November 3 through 10 in conjunction...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department will present a day of free performances and exhibits on Friday, May 10, as part of Columbia College Chicago‘s 19th annual Manifest Urban Arts Festival. The Getz Theater Center of Columbia College Chicago,...
Kudos to the alumni, faculty, and current and former students of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, the Columbia College Chicago Communication Department, the Columbia College Chicago Music Department, and the Columbia College Chicago Cinema and Television Arts Department who...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member Carson Grace Becker has been named artistic director of Chicago Dramatists. Becker, who launched her playwriting career at Chicago Dramatists in the 1990s, is currently serving in a part-time capacity and will...
Chicago playwright, poet, educator, actor, and activist Kristiana Rae Colón is the first recipient of a new residency established by Columbia College Chicago for playwrights whose work demonstrates a commitment to communities of color: the Madeleine Moore Burrell Playwriting...
A new play by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Cassandra Rose ’10, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Playwriting program, will open the first Tutterow Fellows Play Festival on Saturday, January 19, at 10 AM at Chicago Dramatists,...