Congratulations to the alumni and faculty of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, the Columbia College Chicago Music Department, and the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago who have been nominated for 2019 Joseph Jefferson Awards, Chicago’s top theatre...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni are in the musical Newsies, running September 4 through October 20 at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora, Illinois. The production features Columbia alums Michael Kurowski ’16 as Crutchie and Koray Tarhan ’13 as...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member Michael Brown, co-director of the Theatre Department’s MA/MFA Program in European Devised Performance Practice, is the co-creator of Invitation to a Beheading, a devised work of puppet and mask theatre based on...
Ariel Triunfo, a senior in the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s Musical Theatre Program, is in the cast of Monty Python’s Spamalot, running August 30 through November 3 at the Mercury Theatre, 3733 N. Southport, Chicago. Lovingly ripped off...
Sheldon Patinkin (August 27, 1935-September 21, 2014)
August 27, 2019, would have been the 84th birthday of Sheldon Patinkin–longtime chair of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, noted director and teacher, and cherished friend and mentor to many in the Chicago theatre community. Born August 27,...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Danielle Jackman ’15, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Musical Theatre with a Minor in Dance from the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago, is featured in an article on...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Chester Gregory ’95, HDR ’15 stars in Higher and Higher, a Feel-Good Rock ‘n Soul Shindig on Sunday, August 25, at Marriott Theatre, located at 10 Marriott Drive in the Chicago suburb of...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni are bringing new plays to life in Bechdel Fest 7: Momentum, Broken Nose Theatre‘s seventh annual feminist festival of new short plays featuring an ensemble of female-identifying and non-binary actors talking about things...
Congratulations to Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Aalon Smith ’19, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BFA Program in Musical Theatre Performance, and to current Musical Theatre Performance BFA student Bre Jacobs. They are celebrated as two of...