Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department Archive

Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Gretchen Wylder ’07, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting, has announced that their digital video series These Thems–The Queer Comedy Series is streaming for free through June on Outfest...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member Jermaine Hill, coordinator of the Theatre Department’s Musical Theatre Program, is the musical director for Legends Of The 50s And 60s: Greatest Hits, presented by Music Theater Works at the North Shore...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Preston Max Allen ’13 — a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting who also took courses in the Theatre Department’s Musical Theatre and Comedy programs — is spearheading A Place...
Columbia College Chicago alum Hannah Ii-Epstein ’15, a graduate of the college’s fiction writing program, has been selected as one of two recipients of a new grant presented by Chicago’s About Face Theatre to support the creative work of local...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Kirsten Baity ’21, who graduated Summa cum Laude with a BA in Theatre with a Playwriting concentration, has been selected as one of two inaugural members of About Face Theatre’s Green Room Collective,...
The 27th annual Michael Merritt Awards for Excellence in Design and Collaboration, a Chicago-based national theatre-industry awards program, will be presented in a free online ceremony on Monday, May 17, 2021, at 6 PM. The awards, administered by the...
Congratulations to Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Kerry Reid ’87, editor of theatre and dance coverage for the Chicago Reader. She won two 2020 Peter Lisagor Awards for her arts journalism in the Reader. The awards were announced...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Lukas Brasherfons ’14 is the director and adaptor of the Shakespearean Youth Theatre Dream Project‘s new online audio adaptations of Troilus & Cressida, William Shakespeare’s 1602 drama set during the Trojan War, and...
Anna D. Shapiro
Distinguished Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Anna D. Shapiro ’90, HDR ’15, will step down as artistic director of Chicago’s internationally acclaimed Steppenwolf Theatre Company in August, both the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times reported on May 2,...