Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department Archive

Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member Carson Grace Becker has been named artistic director of Chicago Dramatists. Becker, who launched her playwriting career at Chicago Dramatists in the 1990s, is currently serving in a part-time capacity and will...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Alexander Stuart ’17 — a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting with a Minor in Stage Combat — stars in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumna Tyla Abercrumbie ’98 stars in the Goodman Theatre’s Chicago premiere of Lynn Nottage’s play Sweat, winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The production, which runs through April 14, was hailed as...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Preston Max Allen ’13, whose new musical We Are the Tigers is currently running Off-Broadway at Theatre 80 St. Marks in New York City’s East Village, is profiled in an interview posted March 14...
Anna D. Shapiro
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Anna D. Shapiro ’90, HDR ’15, winner of the 2008 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play for the Broadway hit August: Osage County, returns to Broadway soon as director of Elton...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department continues its 2018-2019 Mainstage Season with Home/Land, running March 13 through 23 in Studio 404 of the Getz Theater Center of Columbia College,  located at 72 E. 11th in Chicago’s South Loop. For...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department proudly congratulates Columbia College alum Anna D. Shapiro ’90, HDR ’15, artistic director of Chicago’s internationally acclaimed Steppenwolf Theatre, on the theatre’s bold new building plans. On Tuesday, March 5, 2019, Shapiro announced...
Pulse Theatre Company Chicago, a troupe founded by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, is presenting In the Blood, by Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks. The show is directed by Columbia College alum Aaron Reese Boseman ‘12, a graduate...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department proudly congratulates alumnus Chester Gregory ’95, HDR ’15, on his appointment as co-chair of the 2019 National Black Theatre Festival. Gregory is a 1995 graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Musical...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Preston Max Allen ’13, whose new musical We Are the Tigers is currently running Off-Broadway at Theatre 80 St. Marks in New York City’s East Village, is profiled in an interview posted March 3...