Heather Gilbert Archive

Alumni and faculty of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department and the Columbia College Chicago Music Department are on the design team for the Chicago premiere of In Quietness, extended through March 10 at A Red Orchid Theatre, located...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alums and faculty are in the cast and creative team of POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive. This satirical look at the women in charge of...
Alums and faculty of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department are in the cast and creative team of Another Marriage, a world premiere at Chicago’s internationally renowned Steppenwolf Theatre Company, the nation’s premier ensemble theatre company. The play runs...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member and Tony Award-nominated lighting designer Heather Gilbert, coordinator of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Theatre Design and Technology, is the recipient of the 2023 Michael Merritt Award for Excellence in Design...
Congratulations to Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member Heather Gilbert, coordinator of the Theatre Department’s Theatre Design Program, who has been nominated for a 2023 Tony Award – the Broadway theatre industry’s top prize – for Best Lighting...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, faculty, and students are in the cast and creative team of the play Paris, running June 11 through July 23 at Steep Theatre in Chicago’s Edgewater Andersonville Theatre District.   The cast includes...
Alumni and faculty of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department are on the production teams of significant new shows opening in the Chicago area. Columbia College alum Jennifer Aparicio ’07, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Theatre Technology program,...
Relentless, a new play by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumna Tyla Abercrumbie ’98, is receiving its world premiere from Chicago’s TimeLine Theatre as part of the award-winning company’s return to live performance with its 25th anniversary season. The production begins...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Alec Silver ’17, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting, is featured in the 17th annual New Stages Festival at Chicago’s Tony Award-winning Goodman Theatre. Silver appears in the festival’s...
Alumni and faculty members of Columbia College Chicago are in the cast and creative team for Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s remount of Bug, the creepy-crawly psychological thriller by Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning Steppenwolf ensemble member Tracy Letts. The show...