Susan Padveen Archive

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...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s 2020-2021 Mainstage Season concludes May 4 through 8 with the season’s final production: Case Study: Contact, a one-of-a-kind immersive virtual experience, performed live on Zoom, that invites each audience member select their own...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s Getz Theatre Center resumes LIVE IN-PERSON PERFORMANCE April 14-17 with two simultaneous productions (both performed with attention to safety and COVID awareness): Tales of Berlin, a live, site-specific, immersive theatrical event, takes the...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department honors the life and mourns the passing of longtime faculty member Bradley Mott, who died Saturday, October 10, at 64, following a battle with pancreatic cancer. Bradley, a graduate of Northwestern University, was...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department continues its 2019-2020 Mainstage Season with Failure: A Love Story, running February 13 through 22 in Studio 404 of the historic Getz Theater Center of Columbia College, located at 72 E. 11th in...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty, alumni, and student talent is featured in the Third Eye Theatre Ensemble‘s production of Darkling, a one-act opera that tells the story of the descendants of the Holocaust. The multimedia production is directed...
Numerous alumni and faculty of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department are featured in the new book Ensemble: An Oral History of Chicago Theater, being published August 13, 2019, by Chicago-based Agate Publishing. Authored by oral historian Mark Larson,...
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...