Anne Libera Archive

Congratulations to former Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member Ashley Nicole Black, who just won a 2017 Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special. Black, a former teacher in the Columbia College Theatre Department’s nationally acclaimed...
Cat Booty, an improv comedy group consisting of current and former students in the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s nationally lauded Comedy Writing & Performance BA program, won the 10th annual College Improv Tournament (CIT10), a national competition for...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department is proud that two theatres headed by Columbia College Theatre alums were ranked tops in the “Best of Chicago 2016” poll published in the June 23, 2016, edition of the Chicago Reader, the...
  The Network of Ensemble Theatres‘ 2016 national symposium, “Intersection: Ensembles + Universities,” presented in partnership with Columbia College Chicago and the League of Chicago Theatres, was held May 20-22 at various locations on Columbia College Chicago’s campus in...
Jane Lynch
Emmy Award-winning actress and comedian Jane Lynch was the keynote speaker at the 2016 commencement ceremony for Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department graduates on Saturday, May 14, at the Chicago Theatre in downtown Chicago. Lynch also received an honorary...
Sheldon Patinkin (August 27, 1935-September 21, 2014)
An archival video of “A Celebration of the Life of Sheldon Patinkin” is available for viewing at the Columbia College Chicago web page for the Sheldon Patinkin Endowed Award. The memorial tribute to Patinkin–longtime chair of the Columbia College Chicago...
Sheldon Patinkin (August 27, 1935-September 21, 2014)
Actors Scott Adsit and Jeff Perry were among the more than 800 people who turned out to celebrate the life and legacy of the late Sheldon Patinkin, longtime Chair of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, on Monday, January 26, 2015....