Jacqueline Penrod Archive

October 19, 2018, was proclaimed “Columbia College Chicago Theatre Day in Chicago” by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on the occasion of the first-ever Columbia College Theatre Reunion Weekend on October 19 and 20, 2018. The event, organized by the...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department and the college’s office of Development and Alumni Relations invite alumni and supporters of Columbia College‘s Theatre Department to the first-ever Columbia College Theatre Reunion Weekend October 19 and 20, 2018. The event...
Columbia College Chicago alumni and faculty talent are on display in Eclipsed, presented October 4 through November 4 by Pegasus Theatre Chicago. The drama by Danai Gurira, set during the Liberian civil war of 2003, is a deeply felt...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, students, and faculty members are in the cast and creative team for the musical Memphis, presented April 19-June 3 by Porchlight Music Theatre. The show’s cast includes Columbia College alumni Shantel Cribbs ‘17...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni and faculty are in the cast and production/design team for The Christmas Schooner, running November 24-December 31 at the Mercury Theatre Chicago. This annual holiday favorite retells the true story of the first...
The Portrait, a one-person play by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department associate professor Susan Padveen, will be performed Saturday, October 21, at the Judith Racht Gallery in Harbert, Michigan. Produced by The Neapolitans theatre company, The Portrait stars Matt...
Faculty members and alumni of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department are on the design and production team of the Chicago-area premiere of The Legend of Georgia McBride, running Sept. 14-Oct. 22 at Northlight Theatre in the Chicago suburb...
The Portrait, a new one-person play by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department associate professor Susan Padveen, receives its world premiere July 15-August 14 as part of “Solo Celebration!,” an eight-month series of provocative and powerful one-person plays. Padveen, coordinator...
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 Theatre Department alumni and faculty members are bringing the rock musical [title of show] to the Open Door Theatre in the Chicago suburb of Oak Park starting January 15. Directed for the Open Door Repertory Company...