Jim Corti Archive

Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni are in the cast and creative team for the first midwestern regional staging of Groundhog Day: The Musical, the stage version of the Bill Murray film comedy, running January 26 through March 13 at...
Columbia College Chicago alumni and faculty figure prominently in NewCity‘s “Players 2022: The Fifty People Who Really Perform for Chicago” feature, published January 7, 2022. The publication’s annual listing of movers and shakers in Chicago’s performing arts scene is...
Alumni of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department are in the cast and creative team of the professional Chicago-area regional premiere of the Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora, Illinois. With a book by...
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...