Otherworld Theatre, a troupe founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, is profiled in an article published May 27, 2020, by the Chicago Reader, Chicago’s longest-established alternative publication. Headlined “Otherworld Theatre Unites Gamers and Theater Nerds,”...
Mirrorbox Theatre, an Iowa theatre company led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Cavan Hallman ’05, presents a live streamed performance of the play Apologies to Lorraine Hansberry (You Too, August Wilson) on Friday, June 19, at 8...
Heather Gilbert
Congratulations to Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member Heather Gilbert, who won the 2020 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lighting Design for a Play. Gilbert, a teacher in the Theatre Department’s Theatre Design Program, was honored for her...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member Anthony LeBlanc has been named Interim Executive Producer of The Second City, the nation’s premier comedy theatre and training center. LeBlanc succeeds the theatre’s longtime CEO and Executive Producer Andrew Alexander, who...
A group of theatre companies in Chicago’s Edgewater Theatre District are conducting a drive for donations of food and other supplies to redistribute to other organizations in Chicago directly supporting protestors and in neighborhoods where food supplies are limited....
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumna Tyla Abercrumbie ’98 is profiled in a post by Chicago Theater, a Facebook group by and for Chicago’s theatre community. The group was created by a group of Chicago theatre artists and administrators...
Columbia College Chicago alum Brad Kemp ’12, a graduate of the Columbia College Chicago Music Department‘s Bachelor of Music Composition program who also took courses in the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department’s Musical Theatre program, is preparing to release...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department mourns the passing of Riad Ismat, who died May 13, 2020, of complications related to COVID-19. Ismat was the former Minister of Culture of Syria until he stepped down due to the escalation...
  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...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department and the Columbia College Chicago Business and Entrepreneurship Department present the second annual Third Mask Festival, running May 11 through 15 and presented virtually at www.thirdmaskfestival.com. Presented in conjunction with the college’s student-powered...