Jacqueline Penrod Archive

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...
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...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni and faculty members are involved in the musical Big Fish at Theatre at the Center in Munster, Indiana. Big Fish–based on the 2003 Tim Burton film of the same title and on 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....