Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department Archive

Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni Chester Gregory and A.C. Smith are featured in Goodman Theatre‘s much-anticipated new production of Two Trains Running, by the late August Wilson. The centerpiece of a celebration of Wilson’s work and influence (marking...
Columbia College Theatre Department alumnus Pat Whalen hosts Good Evening #6, the sixth installment of  Good Evening with Pat Whalen on Friday, March 6, at 10:45 PM. Described as “Chicago’s only late-night talk-show news-alternative; featuring live music, interviews and performances,” Good...
Michael Kurowski
Early reviews have been raves for the Columbia College Theatre Department folks involved in Jackalope Theatre’s Four and The Hypocrites’ Endgame. The cast of Four features student Michael Kurowski and alumnus Daniel Martinez, and the show’s set is designed...
Singer-songwriter Jess Godwin, a Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department graduate and now a teacher in the department’s Theatre Foundation Core, has released her newest music video, “Fool Me Once“–the latest installment of her ongoing Godwin Anthology Project, a 12-part...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department has been invited to participate in the 2015 International Voices Project, a series of staged readings of the work of international playwrights in English translations presented at Victory Gardens Theater in Chicago. On Monday,...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department teachers, students, and alumni are keeping busy as the spring 2015 season kicks into high gear. Theatre Department faculty member and alumnus Brian Shaw (left) plays Clov in The Hypocrites‘ new production of Samuel Beckett’s absurdist...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Rob Colletti is back in Chicago with the national company of The Book of Mormon, running February 25-May 17 at the Bank of America Theatre. Rob, who’s now based in New York, is the standby...
Michael Ryczek
Columbia College Theatre Department academic manager and directing teacher Michael Ryczek is directing a fully staged workshop of Chicago playwright Susan Lieberman’s Netta at Ninety, running Monday-Wednesday, February 23-25, at Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark, Chicago. The workshop is part of...
Columbia College Theatre Department alumnus Jon Martinez, assisted by fellow alumnus Joseph Kuchey, choreographed the dances for Bailiwick Chicago’s “Chicago Casting Audition Production” of the classic musical comedy Wonderful Town, running February 23-28 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont,...
Chicago’s Theater Wit has extended its hit production of Mr. Burns, a post-electric play, Anne Washburn’s comedy/drama/musical about a post-apocalyptic world comforted by memories of The Simpsons. The show’s production team includes Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member Andra Velis...