Stephanie Shaw - Columbia College Chicago

Stephanie Shaw

Professor of Instruction


Stephanie Shaw is a Professor of Instruction in the Theatre Deparmtent, teaching Solo Performance, Directing, Musical Theatre and Acting. She has been a theatre critic for the Chicago Reader, and is an alumni member of the Neo-Futurists theatre company, writing and performing regularly for the group's late-night hit Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind. She is a founding member of the Chicago Solo Ensemble BoyGirlBoyGirl, and has written, performed in or directed works at numerous Chicago area theatres, including The Neo-Futurists, The Body Politic, Oak Park Festival Theatre, Stage Left, Lifeline, Live Bait Theatre, the Royal George, Stage 773, and the Curious Theater Branch, as well as The New York Fringe Festival and The New York Estrogenuis Festival.  She holds a B.A. in Theatre and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Columbia College Chicago.


B.A., Liberal Arts-Theatre Columbia College Chicago 1992
M.F.A., Creative Writing-Fiction Columbia College Chicago 2009