Susan Padveen Archive

Columbia College Chicago is introducing a new Intimacy for Stage and Screen Certificate program – the first college-level program of its kind in the U.S. Applications are now being accepted for the program, which will launch in Fall 2023....
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...
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 longtime faculty member Estelle Goodman Spector, who passed away quietly at her home in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood on May 7, 2022. She was 91. Estelle‘s funeral service, though...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s 2021-22 Mainstage Season features three productions for the Spring 2022 semester—two musicals, Cabaret and Head Over Heels, and the drama Hortensia and the Museum of Dreams. Cabaret, with a book by Joe Masteroff and...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, in partnership with Columbia College’s Development and Alumni Relations office, has launched a Theatre Alumni and Friends website. The Theatre Department alumni outreach initiative, aimed at former students as well as graduates of...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department proudly launches its 2021-2022 Mainstage Season with an exciting collaboration between the Theatre Department, Columbia College’s Museum of Contemporary Photography, the national theatre/activism initiative #HereToo, and the internationally acclaimed Tectonic Theatre Project: American...
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...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department is delighted to welcome longtime faculty member Susan Padveen to the position of Interim Allen and Lynn Turner Chair of Theatre. Padveen, an associate professor, replaces former Chair Carin Silkaitis, who has joined...