Cody Estle Archive

Former Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department student Shane Murray-Corcoran is helping shepherd Chicago’s iconic Mercury Theatre back into action, according to a report in the Chicago Reader, the city’s premier alternative publication. Murray-Corcoran, a native of Ireland and graduate...
Congratulations to the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department and Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago alumni whose work was celebrated in the 2020 Arts & Culture poll in the Chicago Reader‘s annual “Best of Chicago” issue dated March 17,...
The Chicago Tribune reports that Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumna Tyla Abercrumbie ’98 has been selected as the inaugural playwright in a new $25,000 play development initiative by Chicago’s Raven Theatre, whose artistic director is Columbia College alumnus...
A group of theatre companies in Chicago’s Edgewater Theatre District are conducting a drive for donations of food and other supplies to redistribute to other organizations in Chicago directly supporting protestors and in neighborhoods where food supplies are limited....
Congratulations to the alumni and faculty of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, the Columbia College Chicago Music Department, and the Columbia College Chicago Cinema and Television Arts Department who have been nominated for 2020 Joseph Jefferson Awards, Chicago’s...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni and faculty members are bringing a new version of Henrik Ibsen’s classic drama A Doll’s House to the stage of Chicago’s Raven Theatre February 6 through March 22. The show’s cast includes Columbia...
Congratulations to Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Jake Fruend ’13, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Theatre Directing program. He’s joining the internationally acclaimed Lyric Opera of Chicago as a full-time staff Graphic Design Specialist. “I’ll handle graphics...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Keli Garrett ’91, author of the Theatre Department’s current Mainstage Season production SPACE, is featured in a special episode of Are Your Parents Proud of You?, a podcast created by Columbia alum Connar...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Cody Estle ’11, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Theatre Directing program, is highlighted as one of “6 Chicago Theatre Workers You Should Know” in the November 2019 issue of American Theatre magazine,...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Cody Estle ’11, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Theatre Directing program, directs the opening production of the 2019-2020 season at Chicago’s award-winning Raven Theatre, located at 6157 N. Clark in Chicago’s Edgewater/Andersonville...