Columbia College Chicago Archive

  Columbia College Chicago alum Kelsie Huff ’03 is the co-star and co-creator of The Open Mic, a new web series about the world of standup comedy open mics in Chicago. The series can be found on YouTube, where new episodes...
Jane Lynch
Emmy Award-winning actress and comedian Jane Lynch was the keynote speaker at the 2016 commencement ceremony for Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department graduates on Saturday, May 14, at the Chicago Theatre in downtown Chicago. Lynch also received an honorary...
Columbia College Chicago and the League of Chicago Theatres are partnering with the Network of Ensemble Theatres to present NET’s 2016 national symposium, “Intersection: Ensembles + Universities,” taking place May 20-22 in Chicago. “Intersection,” a national symposium on ensemble...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, located at 72 E. 11th Street in Chicago’s South Loop, will host a day of free performances on Friday, May 13, as part of Columbia College Chicago‘s 16th annual Manifest Urban Arts Festival....
Columbia College Chicago alumni are working together to bring the keenly anticipated The Effect, by British playwright Lucy Prebble, to U.S. audiences. The London hit will be directed in its North American premiere by David Cromer, an alumnus of...
Columbia College Chicago celebrates “Columbia Weekend” on Friday and Saturday, October 23 and 24, with activities targeted to alumni of the college and to parents and families of current students, along with the general public. The weekend includes the...
Columbia College Chicago has announced the selection of Miriam Smith as Executive Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving in the Office of Development and Alumni Relations. Chosen through a national search, Smith brings extensive experience in cultivating alumni,...
Anna D. Shapiro
Tony Award-winning theatre director and Steppenwolf Theatre ensemble member Anna D. Shapiro, a 1990 graduate of Columbia College Chicago, will speak at Columbia’s graduation ceremony for Theatre majors on Saturday, May 16, at 1:30 PM. Also speaking during the...
Sheldon Patinkin (August 27, 1935-September 21, 2014)
Actors Scott Adsit and Jeff Perry were among the more than 800 people who turned out to celebrate the life and legacy of the late Sheldon Patinkin, longtime Chair of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, on Monday, January 26, 2015....