Susan Padveen Archive

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...
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...