Scott Olson Archive

Otherworld Theatre Company, an ensemble founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, presents “The Greeks,” a package of two new plays inspired by Greek mythology. The rotating repertory of Medusa Undone and Corona, two modern retellings...
  Congratulations to the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, faculty, and former students who have been nominated for BroadwayWorld.com‘s 2017 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards, which honor Chicago-area theatre productions that opened between October 1, 2016, and September 30, 2017....
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Alison Dornheggen ’01, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting, and Columbia College Theatre Department faculty member Scott Olson are featured in the midwest premiere of The Veil, an Irish...
Mercy Street Theatre, a company founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, is presenting a reading of Swiss absurdist Max Frisch’s 1961 play Andorra on Tuesday, May 30, at 7:30 PM at the Frontier, 1106 W....
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty, alumni, and students are involved in Raven Theatre‘s current production of Red Velvet, Lolita Chakrabarti’s drama about Ira Aldridge, the 19th-century African-American who became the first black actor to portray Shakespeare’s Othello on...
Mercy Street Theatre, a company founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, presents the world premiere of Burn, by Ian Michael James (BA ’14), a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting with a...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member Adam Goldstein is directing a world premiere adaptation of The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today, Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner’s classic 1873 novel. The play, adapted by Paul Edwards (Goldstein’s...
Skye Robinson Hillis
A new play by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumna Skye Robinson Hillis, a 2011 graduate of the Theatre Department’s Theatre Directing program, will be performed in a staged reading at Chicago Dramatists, Chicago’s leading center for the development...