Columbia College Chicago Music Department Archive

Actor-director Brian Shaw (BA ’86), a Columbia College Chicago graduate and a professor in Columbia’s Theatre Department, has directed a short film, Four Monologues, now available as a free iTunes app. The film was developed from an artist’s book...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumna Jessica Curtis (BA ’03) is the co-creator of a new web series, Superfreaks, which debuted November 14 on Youtube. Curtis, who wrote and directed the show’s pilot episode, is a graduate of the...
Otherworld Theatre, a company founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, celebrates Halloween with Gone Dark, a new gothic thriller. Directed by Tiffany Keane (BA ’12), a graduate of the Theatre Department’s theatre directing program, this...
Aaron Nelson as Simba in "The Lion King"
Columbia College Chicago alumnus Aaron Nelson (BA ’12) returns to his hometown in December to play Simba in the North American touring company of Disney’s The Lion King–a leading role Nelson has been playing in the show’s Broadway production...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty, alumni, and students are involved in The Hypocrites‘ keenly anticipated production of American Idiot–the Chicago premiere of the influential rock musical by Green Day, Billie Joe Armstrong, and Michael Mayer. The ensemble includes...
Prone
Alumni and students from the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, Music Department, and Dance Department are involved in the Underscore Theatre Company‘s second annual Chicago Musical Theatre Festival, running June 30-July 19 at the Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee,...
Paul Holmquist
  Paul Holmquist, a faculty member in the Columbia College Chicago Department of Creative Arts Therapies as well as the department’s  academic manager/coordinator,  will lead a workshop on “Deepened Dynamics” as part of a day of workshops about the...
MFA in European Devised Performance Practice at Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department
“A new generation of performing artists is changing the landscape of modern theatre.”   The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department is expanding its international studies activities by launching its first-ever graduate-level training program in the 2016-2017 school year—a Master of...
The Seven Secret Plays of Madam Caprice
The Silent Theatre Company, an ensemble founded in 2005 by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department students and alumni, is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a new original production, The Seven Secret Plays of Madam Caprice: a live music meta-theatrical...
Anna D. Shapiro
Tony Award-winning theatre director and Steppenwolf Theatre ensemble member Anna D. Shapiro, a 1990 graduate of Columbia College Chicago, will speak at Columbia’s graduation ceremony for Theatre majors on Saturday, May 16, at 1:30 PM. Also speaking during the...