Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumna Jessica Curtis (BA ’03) is the co-creator of a new web series, Superfreaks, which debuted November 14 on Youtube. Curtis, who wrote and directed the show’s pilot episode, is a graduate of the...
Michael Allen Harris
Actor and playwright Michael Allen Harris (BFA ’11), a graduate of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s acting program, has been selected to participate in a new initiative of the Broken Nose Theatre. Called “The Paper Trail,” the program seeks...
Chicago actor Derrick Trumbly (BA ’05), a graduate of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s BA Program in Acting, has established Ed.Arts (educatedartists.org), a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization working to help aspiring artists avoid, emerging artists manage, and committed artists...
Joel Reitsma (BFA ’08), a graduate of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s acting program, is featured in Eclipse Theatre‘s production of The Lisbon Traviata, running through December 13 at the Athenaeum Theatre. Reitsma plays a gay doctor whose...
The Mercy Street Theatre Company, an ensemble founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, kicks off its second season with The Mercy Street Affair, an evening of new plays, live jazz, pastries, and craft cocktails inspired...
Several Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department teachers and current or former students are pooling their talents for “Broadway in Oak Park,” a benefit concert to raise money for Open Door Repertory Company in the Chicago suburb of Oak Park....
Ryan Bourque (BFA ’09), a graduate of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s acting program, is in the cast of A Red Orchid Theatre‘s keenly anticipated world premiere of Pilgrim’s Progress, by Bret Neveu. Bourque will share the stage...
Jackalope Theatre, a company founded and led by alumni of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, launches its eighth season with The Raid, a new drama about abolitionist John Brown’s plans to free and arm black slaves across the...
Otherworld Theatre, a company founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, celebrates Halloween with Gone Dark, a new gothic thriller. Directed by Tiffany Keane (BA ’12), a graduate of the Theatre Department’s theatre directing program, this...