Sheldon Patinkin Archive

Manifest: Breakthrough, the 2024 edition of Columbia College Chicago‘s annual student-powered Manifest Arts Festival, takes place Friday, May 10, to celebrate student achievements at the end of the 2023-24 school year, and the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department is proudly...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s production of On the Town, the opening production of the department’s 2023-24 Mainstage Season, continues November 15 through 18 in the Courtyard Theatre of the Getz Theatre Center of Columbia College, located at 72...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s 2023-24 Mainstage Season launches with On the Town, the classic 1944 musical about three sailors on 24-hour shore leave in New York City. The show runs November 9 through 18 in the Courtyard Theatre of...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Joseph Sikora ’98, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting, stars in Season 2 of the TV series Power Book IV: Force, beginning Friday, September 1, at 8 PM Eastern Time (7 PM Central...
Sheldon Patinkin (August 27, 1935-September 21, 2014)
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department fondly honors the memory of Sheldon Patinkin – longtime chair of the Theatre Department, noted director and teacher, and cherished friend and mentor to many in the Chicago theatre community — who was born August...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department mourns the passing of Columbia College alum David Yondorf ’08, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting and a longtime teacher in the Theatre Department’s Stage Combat Minor. Yondorf passed away May...
The 2023 edition of Columbia College Chicago‘s student-powered Manifest Arts Festival takes place Friday, May 12, to celebrate student achievements at the end of the 2022-23 school year, and the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department is proudly participating, with...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Joseph Sikora ’98, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting, visited the college on October 18 for a “fireside chat” in the Sheldon Patinkin Theatre of the Getz Theatre Center of Columbia...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department proudly hosts alumnus Joseph Sikora ’98, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting, for a “fireside chat” on Tuesday, October 18, from 5:30 to 6:30 PM in the Sheldon Patinkin Theatre of...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department wishes a happy birthday to actor-playwright-songwriter Jim Jacobs HDR ’14, coauthor of the hit musical Grease and benefactor of the Jim Jacobs Musical Theatre Scholarship at Columbia College, who turns 80 on October 7,...