MFA in European Devised Performance Practice at Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department
“A new generation of performing artists is changing the landscape of modern theatre.”   The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department is expanding its international studies activities by launching its first-ever graduate-level training program in the 2016-2017 school year—a Master of...
The 2015 commencement ceremony for Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department graduates featured inspiring talks by two alumni: Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s incoming artistic director, Anna D. Shapiro–recipient of an honorary Doctorate of Arts from Columbia College–and her former Theatre Department...
The Motherf**ker with the Hat
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department associate professor Cecilia O’Reilly, coordinator of the voice training component of the Acting Program, is the dialect coach for the Royal National Theatre of Great Britain‘s upcoming production of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Stephen Adly...
The Spirit of Expansion
Jackalope Theatre Company, a collective founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, will unveil plans for its 2015-2016 season at its benefit gala “The Spirit of Expansion” on Saturday, May 30, at Broadway Armory Park, 5917 N. Broadway...
Don't Go Gentle
Haven Theatre Company, co-founded by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni Carol Cohen and Cody Estle, closes its 2014-2015 season with the Chicago premiere of Stephen Belber’s Don’t Go Gentle. The play–about a conservative white judge whose offer of...
Lunacy! (A Cryptohistorical Comedy)
Jackalope Theatre Company, a collective founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, is celebrating its continued success with “The Spirit of Expansion,” a benefit gala set for Saturday, May 30, at Broadway Armory Park, 5917 N. Broadway in...
WOZ
Singer-pianist Alex Newkirk, a 2011 graduate of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s BFA Program in Musical Theatre Performance, is performing in WOZ: A Rock Cabaret on Friday, May 22 and June 5, at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont,...
Manifest
Columbia College Chicago celebrates the end of the 2014-2015 school year on Friday, May 15, with Manifest, its annual urban arts festival of student work. Manifest, free and open to the general public, is a South Loop showcase of...
Skye Robinson Hillis
A new play by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumna Skye Robinson Hillis, a 2011 graduate of the Theatre Department’s Theatre Directing program, will be performed in a staged reading at Chicago Dramatists, Chicago’s leading center for the development...
Amazing Grace
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department associate professor Amy Uhl is joining the Broadway company of the new musical Amazing Grace, which opens July 17 at the Nederlander Theatre in New York. Uhl is a coordinator of Columbia College’s Musical...