Susan Padveen Archive

Former Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department student and faculty member David Cromer HDR ’17, who recently won the Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for the Broadway hit The Band’s Visit, returns to Broadway in the fall...
Jackalope Theatre, a company founded and led by alumni and former students of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, is featured in the Fall/Winter 2017 edition of Demo, the alumni magazine of Columbia College Chicago. The article, “The Birth of...
The Portrait, a one-person play by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department associate professor Susan Padveen, will be performed Saturday, October 21, at the Judith Racht Gallery in Harbert, Michigan. Produced by The Neapolitans theatre company, The Portrait stars Matt...
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...
The Portrait, a new one-person play by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department associate professor Susan Padveen, receives its world premiere July 15-August 14 as part of “Solo Celebration!,” an eight-month series of provocative and powerful one-person plays. Padveen, coordinator...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department hosted a reception on Monday, September 28, to celebrate the legacy of the late Sheldon Patinkin–teacher, director, friend, and mentor to thousands of theatre artists around the world, and longtime chair of the...
A crew of Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department teachers, alumni, and students are on board for Nobody’s Wench: Six Tales of Pirate Women on the Rolling Seas, presented by Fury Theatre and Badass Broads September 17-October 4 at Chase...
"Dancing on the Ceiling and Other Moments of Connection"
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, students, and faculty are collaborating on a festival of devised work, Dancing on the Ceiling and Other Moments of Connection, running July 10-August 1 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont, Chicago.   Presented...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty and alumni are bringing two new plays to Chicago stages this month. Susan Padveen, coordinator of the Theatre Department’s BFA program in Theatre Directing, is staging the world premiere of Anna in the...