Carol Cohen Archive

Congratulations to the Columbia College Chicago alumni, faculty, and former students highlighted in Newcity‘s “Players 2019: The Fifty People Who Really Perform for Chicago.” Published January 2, 2019, the Newcity Stage feature saluted 50 influential leaders in Chicago’s performing...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni are participating in the Haven Theatre‘s fourth annual Director’s Haven, an initiative showcasing the talents of rising directors in Chicago. The project features three one-act plays on one program, each directed by a...
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...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni are in the cast and design team of We’re Gonna Die, presented by Haven Theatre Company for four Monday evening performances March 26-April 16 at Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s intimate, flexible 1700 Space. Written by Young...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, students, and faculty members are in the cast and creative/production team of Bertolt Brecht’s 1938 play Fear and Misery in the Third Reich, presented by Haven Theatre Company February 8-March 11 at the...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Cody Estle ’11, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Theatre Directing program, has been named artistic director of Chicago’s venerable, award-winning Raven Theatre. The appointment, effective immediately, was announced Monday, November 6, 2017,...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni are in the cast and design team of We’re Gonna Die, the final production of Haven Theatre Company‘s 2016-2017 season. Written by Young Jean Lee and directed by Columbia College Theatre Department faculty member Josh Sobel, this...
Haven Theatre Company, a Chicago-based troupe whose executive director and co-founder Carol Cohen studied Theatre Design at the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, is presenting the U.S. premiere of The Distance, by British playwright Deborah Bruce. The show’s cast...
Haven Theatre Company, whose executive director and co-founder Carol Cohen studied Theatre Design at the  Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, has established “The Director’s Haven,” a showcase for emerging directors. Dedicated to putting early-career directors at the forefront, “The...