Barbara Robertson Archive

Congratulations to the alumni and faculty of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, the Columbia College Chicago Music Department, and the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago who have been nominated for 2019 Joseph Jefferson Awards, Chicago’s top theatre...
Numerous alumni and faculty of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department are featured in the new book Ensemble: An Oral History of Chicago Theater, being published August 13, 2019, by Chicago-based Agate Publishing. Authored by oral historian Mark Larson,...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member Barbara Robertson stars in Firebrand Theatre‘s Chicago premiere of Queen of the Mist, Michael John LaChiusa’s musical about Anna (Annie) Edson Taylor, the first woman to go over Niagara Falls. For tickets,...
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...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member Barbara Robertson stars in the world premiere of Julie Jensen’s drama Winter, running January 7-February 11 at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N. Ridge, Chicago. Robertson, a veteran Chicago theatre artist and winner of eight...
Longtime Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member Barbara Robertson is featured in Life Sucks, the highly acclaimed new production at Chicago’s Tony Award-winning Lookingglass Theatre. Written by Aaron Posner, the play is an update of Anton Chekhov’s classic...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member Barbara Robertson and alumnus Harter Clingman (BFA ’11) are in the company of The Tempest at Chicago Shakespeare Theater. In this inventive re-imagining of William Shakespeare’s great comedy, Robertson, who teaches “Professional...