Bethany Thomas Archive

Columbia College Chicago will host the 2018 Black Theater Alliance/Ira Aldridge Awards on Monday, October 15. The awards ceremony takes place at the college’s Hokin Lecture Hall, located at 623 S. Wabash in Chicago’s South Loop. The event begins...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department proudly congratulates the Columbia College alumni, faculty, and current and former students who have been nominated for 2018 Black Theater Alliance/Ira Aldridge Awards, including: alumnus Michael Allen Harris ’11, a graduate of the...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni are in the cast and creative team for a new revival of Eugene O’Neill’s classic drama A Moon for the Misbegotten, running February 7-March 18 at Writers Theatre in the northern Chicago suburb of Glencoe....
  Congratulations to the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, faculty, and former students who have been nominated for BroadwayWorld.com‘s 2017 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards, which honor Chicago-area theatre productions that opened between October 1, 2016, and September 30, 2017....
Alumni and faculty of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department and the Columbia College Chicago Music Department have been nominated for 2017 Joseph Jefferson Awards, Chicago’s top theatre award. The list of this year’s “Jeff Award” nominees, announced August...
Alumni of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department are featured in the third annual Chris’ Birthday Belt Fest, a benefit concert for Howard Brown Health, on Monday, May 15, at Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway, in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood....
Firebrand Theatre, a new Chicago-based musical theatre company “committed to employing and empowering women,” will launch on Monday, February 27, with a benefit concert, Nothin’ Like a Dame: A Celebration of Women in Musical Theatre, at the Mercury Theatre,...
Singer-songwriter Jess Godwin (BA ’05), a graduate of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s BA Program in Acting, has released her first full-length album, Comfortable. The album, containing nine songs written and performed by Godwin, is available on iTunes....
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...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni and faculty members are involved in the musical Big Fish at Theatre at the Center in Munster, Indiana. Big Fish–based on the 2003 Tim Burton film of the same title and on the...