Jonathan Berry Archive

Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni and faculty are in the cast and creative team for Griffin Theatre Company‘s Chicago premiere of The Harvest, Samuel D. Hunter’s drama about a group of young missionaries preparing to travel to the Middle East. The...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Joel Reitsma ’08, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Acting program, has earned another rave review for his starring role in Birdland, British playwright Simon Stephens’ drama about a rock star. The play is...
Alumni of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s Acting program were singled out for praise in the Chicago Tribune‘s review of the American premiere of Birdland, by Tony Award-winning British playwright Simon Stephens, running through May 12 at Chicago’s Steep...
Joel Reitsma
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Joel Reitsma ’08, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Acting program, is featured in the American premiere of Birdland, by British playwright Simon Stephens, author of the Broadway and London hit The Curious Incident...
Caroline Neff
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Caroline Neff ’07, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting, is featured in You Got Older, running January 25-March 11 at the internationally acclaimed Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted, Chicago....
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Maggie Rogers ’14, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Theatre with a concentration in directing, published an article titled “All Sizes Fit All: The Case for Normalizing Fatness Onstage” in...
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...
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...
Several alumni, students, and/or faculty members of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department have been honored with nominations for 2016 Joseph Jefferson Awards for Non-Equity Theatre, which were announced April 26, 2016. The Non-Equity Jeff Awards, the top prize...