Columbia College Chicago Music Department Archive

Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Aaron Reese Boseman ‘12, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Theatre Directing program, plays blues guitarist B.B. King in the new musical Blue Heaven, running October 30 through November 27 at the Black...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni are in the cast and creative team of Porchlight Music Theatre‘s production of Rent, the landmark rock musical by Jonathan Larson. The show is directed by Columbia College alum Adrian Abel Azevedo ’15,...
Congratulations to the alumni and faculty of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department and Columbia College Chicago Music Department who won 2022 Joseph Jefferson Awards, Chicago’s top theatre award. The Equity “Jeff Awards,” which honor excellence in Chicago’s Equity theatre...
Alumni and faculty of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department and the Columbia College Chicago Music Department are in the cast and production team for the mystery Murder on the Orient Express, running August 31 through October 23 at...
Congratulations to the alumni and faculty of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department and Columbia College Chicago Music Department who have been nominated for 2022 Joseph Jefferson Awards, Chicago’s top theatre award. The Equity “Jeff Awards” honor excellence in Chicago’s...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department proudly congratulates the Columbia College Chicago alumni and faculty who have been nominated for 2022 Black Theatre Alliance/Ira Aldridge Awards honoring the work of Chicago-area theatre artists during the 2021-2022 theatre season. The...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department remembers composer, author, and teacher William Russo on the anniversary of his birth. Russo, who founded what is now the Columbia College Chicago Music Department in 1965, was born in Chicago on June...
Abduction, an original science-fiction musical comedy created by Columbia College Chicago alumni T.J. Pieffer ’18 and Brad Kemp ’12, is being presented in a staged reading as a benefit for UNICEF humanitarian support in response to the war in...
Alumni of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department and the Columbia College Chicago Music Department are on the production team of Hand to God, running May 25 through July 10 at the Paramount Theatre‘s Copley Theatre, located at 8...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department mourns the passing of longtime faculty member Estelle Goodman Spector, who passed away quietly at her home in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood on May 7, 2022. She was 91. Estelle‘s funeral service, though...