AJ Ware Archive

The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department opens its 2018-2019 Mainstage Season with a rarity: The Penelopiad, Canadian author Margaret Atwood‘s retelling of Homer’s Iliad from the perspective of the women. Performed by an all-female, all-student cast under the direction...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department and the college’s office of Development and Alumni Relations invite alumni and supporters of Columbia College‘s Theatre Department to the first-ever Columbia College Theatre Reunion Weekend October 19 and 20, 2018. The event...
Jackalope Theatre, a company founded and led by alumni and former students of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, is featured in the Fall/Winter 2017 edition of Demo, the alumni magazine of Columbia College Chicago. The article, “The Birth of...
Congratulations to Jackalope Theatre, a collective founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni: the company’s 2014 production of Exit Strategy, by Ike Holter, was honored in the “New Work” category at the 42nd annual Non-Equity Joseph...
Lunacy! (A Cryptohistorical Comedy)
Jackalope Theatre Company, a collective founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, is presenting the world premiere of a new work by resident playwright Andrew Burden Swanson. The company also has just received the prestigious 2015...
Callie Johnson in Bailiwick Chicago's "Carrie: The Musical"
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty, alumni, and students figured heavily in the nominations for the 2015 Non-Equity Joseph Jefferson (“Jeff”) Awards honoring excellence in Chicago theatres not operating under an Actors’ Equity union contract. Columbia teachers and graduates...
Jackalope Theatre, one of Chicago’s “must-watch” young ensembles, begins performances of its next production, Four, on Thursday, February 19, at Broadway Armory Park, at 5917 N. Broadway in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood. The cast includes Columbia College student Michael Kurowski and...