You’ll be a part of the next generation of actors, directors, designers, stage technicians, and playwrights changing the landscape of live performance.

The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department stages about 40 productions each year, giving students many opportunities to perform, build, design, and create. You’ll learn from an award-winning faculty of professional artists who are actively creating theatre in Chicago and beyond. You'll immerse yourself in Chicago's vibrant theatre scene and prepare for a career in the industry by building a portfolio of professional-quality work.

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