Anna D. Shapiro Archive

October 19, 2018, was proclaimed “Columbia College Chicago Theatre Day in Chicago” by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on the occasion of the first-ever Columbia College Theatre Reunion Weekend on October 19 and 20, 2018. The event, organized by the...
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...
The Columbia College Chicago Library is hosting a display of pictures, programs, and other materials related to the history of the Getz Theater Center of Columbia College Chicago, home of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department since 1980. Built...
Anna D. Shapiro
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumna Anna D. Shapiro ’90, HDR ’15, artistic director of Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre, is returning to Broadway this summer as director of Straight White Men, which premieres July 23 at the Hayes Theatre, 240...
Congratulations to the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni and faculty members highlighted in Newcity‘s “Players 2018: The Fifty People Who Really Perform for Chicago.” Published January 4, 2018, the Newcity Stage feature by Kevin Greene saluted 50 influential...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s blog “The Green Room” has chronicled the professional activities of our talented and accomplished alumni, faculty, and students over the past year. We covered news as it poured in not only from Chicago but...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department is proud to congratulate Steppenwolf Theatre Company and its artistic director — Columbia College Chicago alum Anna D. Shapiro ’90, HDR ’15 — for being named “Best Established Theatre Company” in the Chicago...
David Cromer
Nationally acclaimed theatre director David Cromer, a former Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department student and faculty member, will be an honoree and speaker at the 2017 Columbia College Chicago commencement. Cromer will speak to graduating seniors from the Theatre, Dance,...
Caroline Neff
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Caroline Neff ’07, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting, is featured in Steppenwolf Theatre Company‘s world premiere production of Linda Vista, by Tracy Letts. Neff and Letts are both...
Obie Award-winning theatre director David Cromer, a former Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department student and faculty member now based in New York, will return to Chicago for a one-night-only reading of the classic Thornton Wilder drama Our Town, which he directed...