Red Rex at Steep Theatre

Red Rex, Steep Theatre, closes 3/2/2o19.  IKE HOLTER (BFA, Playwriting, ’07) is the playwright. CHRIS CHMELIK (BFA, Acting, ’08) and AMANDA POWELL (BFA, Acting, ’07) are in the cast. JON RAVENSCROFT (BFA, Theatre Arts, ’09) is the stage manager.

A small theater company moves into an abandoned Chicago storefront. Led by their adventurously thirsty artistic director, they embark on an explosive new play with the hope of finally breaking it big. When the ensemble realizes their source material might not be as original as once assumed,

Source: Red Rex — Steep Theatre

The Monsters We Create at The Martin

The Monsters We Create, The Martin, 1/19/2019 at 7pm. DYLAN FAHOOME (BFA, Playwriting, ’16), RASHAAD HALL (BFA, Acting, ’10), and YASMIN ZACARIA MIKHAEL (BFA, Dramaturgy/Criticism, ’17) will perform.

The Martin & Pop Magic are proud to bring a variety of performers together for one night under the theme THE MONSTERS WE CREATE!In a time filled with varying monsters – be it someone we elected to our addictions and habits – we invite you to experience an evening filled with varying acts exploring those monsters in our world and how we got from idea to creation and maybe offer up some thoughts on how to battle back.$20 gets you a ticket to the evening including an open bar! Pop Magic Club & Good Omen Club members get $5 off- DM us for the code.We can’t wait to share these performers with you in our home!

Source: The Monsters We Create Tickets, Sat, Jan 19, 2019 at 7:00 PM | Eventbrite

Alums in An Acceptable Loss

An Acceptable Loss, In limited release. JACK BALL (BFA, Acting, ’14) and RASHAAD HALL (BFA, Acting, ’10) are in the cast.

She was the ultimate patriot. Now, what she knows could bring down the government. Tika Sumpter and Jamie Lee Curtis star in this explosive conspiracy of treason and lies.

Source: An Acceptable Loss | Discover the best in independent, foreign, documentaries, and genre cinema from IFC Films. | IFC Films

The Stranger and the Shadow by Adventure Stage Chicago

The Stranger and the Shadow, Adventure Stage Chicago in Association with Rough House Theater, closes 2/16/2019. KAY KRON (BFA, Acting, ’09) is the playwright. MARIANA CASTRO (BFA, Acting, ’18) and KELSEY SHIPLEY (Staff) are in the cast.

Source: The Stranger and the Shadow | Adventure Stage Chicago

Kristin Idaszak on AMERICAN THEATRE’s Podcast The Subtext

KRISTIN IDASZAK (BFA, Theatre Arts, ’09 & Faculty) is interviewed in the latest episode of American Theatre‘s podcast The Subtext.

“Kristin covers a lot of ground, from finding breakthroughs while rock climbing to being inspired by Nietzsche and Proust. Kristin discusses how she has been writing in a journal since she was old enough to hold a pen.”


The award-winning playwright talks about early inspirations, breakthroughs, and how Naomi Iizuka pushed to write look inward to find her voice.

Source: AMERICAN THEATRE | The Subtext: Kristin Idaszak