Firebrand Theatre, a new Chicago-based musical theatre company “committed to employing and empowering women,” will launch on Monday, February 27, with a benefit concert, Nothin’ Like a Dame: A Celebration of Women in Musical Theatre, at the Mercury Theatre,...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Alicia Watley ’16, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting, and student Jelani Smith, a senior in the Acting BA program, are featured in By the Apricot Trees, running February 24-April...
Alumni and current students from the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department are pooling their talents for The 24 Hour Solo Show, an evening of one-person performances, on Saturday, February 25. The event starts at 9 PM at the Pendulum...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alums Cassandra Rose ’10, Reeny Hofrichter ’10, and Skye Robinson Hillis ’11 are among the playwrights whose new work will be featured in the 2017 Chicago One-Minute Play Festival: “America Is . . .”...
  The No Stakes Theater Project, a company founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, presents a new installment of Hummingbird, an inclusive, interdisciplinary live lit series that engages the audience in conversation with the socio-cultural themes in the company’s work. This...
Alumni of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department are on the production team for Language of Angels, running February 15-March 26 at Redtwist Theatre, 1044 W. Bryn Mawr, in Chicago’s Edgewater Theatre District. The show is presented by The Cuckoo’s...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Claire Chrzan ’11, a graduate of Columbia’s Theatre Design program, is designing the lights for two upcoming Chicago theatrical productions at the Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee, in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood. Peerless, presented...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni Caroline Neff  ’07 and Alzan Pelesic ’02, both graduates of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting, are featured in the Goodman Theatre’s upcoming production of Anton Chekhov’s drama Uncle Vanya. Directed by...
Mondisa Monde Productions, a company founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Ashley Mondisa ’14, presents Black Vs. All, a new a cappella musical inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement. The production’s cast and creative...
Sam Bailey, a former student in the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department’s Acting program, was featured in the Chicago Reader, Chicago’s leading alternative newspaper, in a February 3 article. Headlined “Women of Color Call the Shots in the Chicago-based...