Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department Archive

Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus and professor Brian Shaw (BA ’86), a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Theatre BA program, is a guest performer in the new dance/theatre work RockCitizen, presented by The Seldoms, a Chicago-based ensemble founded...
UPDATE: The schedule has changed for Manic, this weekend’s festival of experimental new work by students at the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department. The performance schedule is now Friday, May 6, from 6 to 9:30 PM and Saturday, May...
Several alumni, students, and/or faculty members of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department have been honored with nominations for 2016 Joseph Jefferson Awards for Non-Equity Theatre, which were announced April 26, 2016. The Non-Equity Jeff Awards, the top prize...
The 2016 Michael Merritt Awards and Design Exposition, named in memory of set designer and former Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member Michael Merritt, will be held Monday, May 16, starting at 5 PM at Loyola University Chicago’s...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni and faculty members are bringing the rock musical Little Shop of Horrors to Chicago-area theatregoers this spring. The show, presented by American Blues Theatre, runs April 29-June 26 at the Greenhouse Theatre Center,...
Strawdog Theatre Company, whose ensemble includes several Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, presents the classic American comedy Once in a Lifetime April 22-June 4. The production will be Strawdog’s last show in its longtime space at 3829 N....
Otherworld Theatre Company, an ensemble founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, opens its next production Sunday, April 17: Fight Quest, Module One: The Bandits of Hollow Hill. The fantasy-oriented production runs Sundays at 7 PM...
Alumni of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s musical theatre program are featured in The Producers, playing at Chicago’s Mercury Theater starting April 14. The Producers, the hit musical comedy about two crooked Broadway producers trying to put on...
Chester Gregory Chester Gregory (BA ’95), a graduate of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s BA Program in Musical Theatre, is headed to Broadway as the star of Motown The Musical. Gregory portrays Berry Gordy, founder of Motown Records, in...