Columbia College Chicago Music Department Archive

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...
Notes & Letters, a new musical by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Annabelle Lee Revak ’19, who graduated with a double BA in Musical Theatre from the Theatre Department and Music Composition from the Columbia College Chicago Music...
Alumni of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department and the Columbia College Chicago Music Department are on the production team of Craig Wright’s drama The Pavilion, presented by The Artistic Home May 5 through June 5. The show runs...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni are in the cast and production team of the 2022 Black Playwrights Festival, running April 26 through 30 at the Black Ensemble Theatre, located at 4450 N. Clark in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood. The...
Former Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department student MJ Rawls is featured in the world premiere of It’s Just Like Coming to Church (Welcome to the Church of YOU), the new musical written and directed by Jackie Taylor at the...
Longtime Columbia College Chicago faculty member William Russo, founder of the Columbia College Chicago Music Department, is profiled by Chicago’s NPR outlet WBEZ in a podcast and print article posted on March 10, 2022. The “Curious City” story by...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty members are on the creative team of Sweat, the first production in the Paramount Theatre‘s new Bold Series. Paramount, located in downtown Aurora, Illinois, is launching the Bold Series as a four-show subscription...
Alumni of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department are in the cast and production team of Porchlight Music Theatre‘s production of Pump Boys and Dinettes, running October 30 through December 12 at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts,...
A company founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alums is helping raise funds for Season of Concern – the Chicago theatre community’s charitable organization dedicated to helping theatre artists who are impacted by any illness, injury...
    Congratulations to the alumni and faculty of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department and the Columbia College Chicago Music Department who have won 2020 Joseph Jefferson Awards, Chicago’s top theatre award. The Equity “Jeff Awards” honor excellence...