Heather Gilbert Archive

Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty members Andra Velis Simon and Heather Gilbert — musical director and lighting designer respectively for The Hypocrites theatre company’s Off-Off-Broadway production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s operetta Pirates of Penzance — were praised by...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alums are in the cast and creative/production team for BoHo Theatre‘s production of the musical drama Marie Christine, by writer-composer Michael John LaChiusa. In previews October 21-27, the show opens October 28 and runs...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Joanie Schultz ’00, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s theatre directing program, is directing the world premiere of Queen, running April 14–May 14 at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln, Chicago. Schultz’s design...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s blog “The Green Room” has chronicled the professional activities of our talented and accomplished alumni, faculty, and students over the past year. We covered news as it poured in not only from Chicago but...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni and faculty are in the cast and production team of You on the Moors Now, a new production from The Hypocrites, one of Chicago’s most innovative theatre companies. The show, a Chicago premiere, is...
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...
American Blues Theatre‘s hit production of the musical Little Shop of Horrors has been extended through July 31 at the Greenhouse Theatre Center, 2257 N. Lincoln, Chicago. The show, directed by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department adjunct faculty member Jonathan...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni and faculty members are bringing the rock musical Little Shop of Horrors to Chicago-area theatregoers this spring. The show, presented by American Blues Theatre, runs April 29-June 26 at the Greenhouse Theatre Center,...
The Hypocrites' "H.M.S. Pinafore"
The Hypocrites, one of Chicago’s most respected and most creative theatre companies, won rave reviews for its production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s operetta H.M.S. Pinafore at the prestigious Actors Theater of Louisville in Kentucky. The production featured the talents...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department hosted a reception on Monday, September 28, to celebrate the legacy of the late Sheldon Patinkin–teacher, director, friend, and mentor to thousands of theatre artists around the world, and longtime chair of the...