Jim Corti Archive

Congratulations to the current and former faculty and students of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department who were honored with 2019 Joseph Jefferson Awards, Chicago’s top theatre award, at the annual Jeff Awards ceremony on October 21. The winners...
Congratulations to the alumni and faculty of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, the Columbia College Chicago Music Department, and the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago who have been nominated for 2019 Joseph Jefferson Awards, Chicago’s top theatre...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni are in the musical Newsies, running September 4 through October 20 at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora, Illinois. The production features Columbia alums Michael Kurowski ’16 as Crutchie and Koray Tarhan ’13 as...
Numerous alumni and faculty of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department are featured in the new book Ensemble: An Oral History of Chicago Theater, being published August 13, 2019, by Chicago-based Agate Publishing. Authored by oral historian Mark Larson,...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Michael Kurowski ’16, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BFA Program in Musical Theatre Performance, is in the musical Once, running April 25 through June 3 at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora, Illinois....
Congratulations to the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni and faculty members highlighted in Newcity‘s “Players 2018: The Fifty People Who Really Perform for Chicago.” Published January 4, 2018, the Newcity Stage feature by Kevin Greene saluted 50 influential...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Jesse Klug ’05, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Theatre Design Program, won a 2017 Joseph Jefferson Award — Chicago’s top theatrical prize — for his lighting design for the musical Sweeney Todd...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni Courtney Mack ’15 and Michael Kurowski ’16, both graduates of the Theatre Department’s BFA Program in Musical Theatre Performance, are in the company of the rock musical Million Dollar Quartet, running September 13-October...
Alumni and faculty of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department and the Columbia College Chicago Music Department have been nominated for 2017 Joseph Jefferson Awards, Chicago’s top theatre award. The list of this year’s “Jeff Award” nominees, announced August...
The Paramount Theatre in Aurora has just announced the cast of its upcoming production of Stephen Sondheim’s musical thriller Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, and the company includes three recent graduates of the Columbia College Chicago...