Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department Archive

Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Melanie McCullough (BA ’04), a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting, is featured in The Marvin Gaye Story (Don’t Talk About My Father Because God Is My Friend), running June...
Several Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni are in the cast and production team for The Green Bird, presented by The Cuckoo’s Theatre Project June 3-19. The cast includes Kegan Witzki (BA ’14), a graduate of the Theatre Department’s...
A new play by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Michael Allen Harris (BFA ’11), a graduate of the Theatre Department’s acting program, is receiving a staged reading on Saturday, June 5, at 7 PM at Victory Gardens Theater,...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Pat Whalen (BA ’10), a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting, headlines a “Special Deja Vu Edition” of his monthly show Good Evening with Pat Whalen on Friday, June 3, at 10:30 PM at...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty members Michael Brown and Marc Frost will lead a workshop on “Masks: Presence, Potential and Play” on Saturday, June 4, as part of the Third Annual Physical Festival Chicago, which runs June 3-11...
Elya Faye Bottiger, a senior in the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s Musical Theatre Performance BFA program, is featured in the classic musical Gypsy, running June 2-12 at Timber Lake Playhouse in Mt. Carroll, Illinois. Bottiger will play Tessie...
Katie Hanley (left) and Jim Jacobs.
Actor-writer Jim Jacobs — co-author of the hit musical Grease and benefactor of the Jim Jacobs Musical Theatre Scholarship at Columbia College Chicago — and Broadway and film actress Katie Hanley will headline a special event at Chicago’s American...
American Blues Theatre‘s hit production of the musical Little Shop of Horrors has been extended through July 31 at the Greenhouse Theatre Center, 2257 N. Lincoln, Chicago. The show, directed by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department adjunct faculty member Jonathan...
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre‘s new production of the rock opera Rent, whose cast and creative team boasts alumni of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s Musical Theatre and Acting programs, received a rave review from the Northwest Herald newspaper,...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Kevin Wiczer (BA ’05), a graduate of Columbia College’s BA Program in Acting, is directing the Tony Award-winning musical Urinetown for Theatre Nebula, a company located in Chicago’s northwest suburbs. The cast includes...