David Cromer Archive

David Cromer
As previously reported in this blog, nationally acclaimed theatre director David Cromer, a former Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department student and faculty member, was an honoree and speaker at the 2017 Columbia College Chicago commencement. Cromer spoke to graduating seniors...
David Cromer
Nationally acclaimed theatre director David Cromer, a former Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department student and faculty member, will be an honoree and speaker at the 2017 Columbia College Chicago commencement. Cromer will speak to graduating seniors from the Theatre, Dance,...
Obie Award-winning theatre director David Cromer, a former Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department student and faculty member now based in New York, will return to Chicago for a one-night-only reading of the classic Thornton Wilder drama Our Town, which he directed...
Heather Gilbert
Heather Gilbert, one of Chicago’s top theatrical lighting designers and head of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s lighting design program, is profiled in the May 2016 issue of Live Design, a magazine serving the live entertainment industry with...
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...
The 2015 commencement ceremony for Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department graduates featured inspiring talks by two alumni: Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s incoming artistic director, Anna D. Shapiro–recipient of an honorary Doctorate of Arts from Columbia College–and her former Theatre Department...
Sheldon Patinkin (August 27, 1935-September 21, 2014)
An archival video of “A Celebration of the Life of Sheldon Patinkin” is available for viewing at the Columbia College Chicago web page for the Sheldon Patinkin Endowed Award. The memorial tribute to Patinkin–longtime chair of the Columbia College Chicago...
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....