The Lifespan of a Fact, TimeLine Theatre Company, closes 12/23/2013. MECHELLE MOE (Staff) directs. JULIET HART (MFA, Acting, ’95) and PJ POWERS (BFA, acting, ’95) are in the cast. ANTHONY CHURCHILL (Faculty) is the co-projections designer, ROWAN DOE (BFA, Theatre Technology, ’21) is the properties designer, LUCY ELKIN (BFA, Costume Design, ’21) is the costume supervisor, MICAH FIGUEROA (Creative Root Teaching Artists) is the fight choreographer and physical comedy consultant, VIJA LAPP (BFA, Sound Design, ’24) is the co-projections designer, PARKER MOLACEK (BFA, Projection Design, ’23) is the projections supervisor, CAMELIA PATRON (BFA, Theatre Arts, ’25) is the assistant director intern, AVERI PAULSON (BFA, Sound Design, ’21) is the audio supervisor, MAREN ROBINSON (Faculty) is the co-dramaturg, and JESSICA WARDELL (Faculty) is the scenic charge artist.
POTUS OR, BEHIND EVERY GREAT DUMBASS ARE SEVEN WOMEN TRYING TO KEEP HIM ALIVE, as Steppenwolf puts it “a bawdy and irreverent look at sex, politics and the women in charge of the man in charge of the free world“, By: Selina Fillinger, closes December 10th 2023 At Steppenwolf Theatre!
Acting Alumni included in the cast are: Chloe Baldwin (BFA ACTING 2017), Karen Aldridge (MFA ACTING 2001) & Celeste Cooper (MFA Acting 2012).
Other Featured Artists/ Alumni Include: Regina Garcia As The Scenic Designer (TTS Faculty), & Heather Gilbert As The Lighting Designer (MFA Lighting Design 1997).
You Can Find Discounted Student Tickets Here, or by Using the “STUDENT15” Code In Whilst Acquiring Online Tickets.
Seagulls, an Indie-Rock Musical, Oak Park Festival Theatre, closes 11/19/2023. RYAN KIRBY (BFA, Acting, ’20) and VERONIQUE LE (BFA, Acting, ’23) are in the cast. FINNEGAN CHU (BFA, Costume Design, ’22) is the costume designer and EMILY HAYMAN (BFA, Sound Design, ’22) is the sound designer.
BLACKADEMICS, as MPACCT ( Ma’at Production Association of Afrikan Centered Theatre) puts it “A sharp, surreal satire about who gets a place at the table” By: Idris Goodwill, closes Nov. 19th 2023. The show takes place at the The Greenhouse Theater Center. TTS Alumni/Faculty/Current Students Include:
Jessica F. Morison: Lead Actor (MFA ACTING 2019) , Aidan Smith: Lighting Designer (BFA COMEDY ARTS 2026), Lauren Lundy: Costume Designer (BFA THEATRE ARTS 2013).
You Can Find Tickets Here.
The Exorcist: Believer, In theaters nationwide. ANN DOWD (MFA, Acting, ’82) stars.
Night Watch, Raven Theatre Chicago, closes 11/12/2023. KROYDELL GALIMA (BFA, Acting, ’09) and MATTHEW MARTINEZ HANNON (MFA, Acting, ’19) are in the cast. PALOMA LOCSIN (BFA, Scene Design, ’19) is the props designer, CATHERINE MILLER (BFA, Dramaturgy/Criticism, ’14) is the casting director, and MARA ISHIHARA ZINKY (BFA, Scene Design, ’17) is the scenic designer.
What the Constitution Means to Me, Paramount Theatre at the Copley, closes 11/12/2023. FORREST GREGOR (BFA, Sound Design, ’23) is the sound designer.
Congratulations to The Theatre School alumni who received 2022-2023 Equity Jeff Awards at the Jeff Awards ceremony on October 2, 2023 at Drury Lane Theatre in Oakbrook, IL.
KAREN ALDRIDGE (MFA, Acting, ’01) received the award for Performer in a Supporting Role, Play for Is God Is at A Red Orchid Theatre
TUCKIE WHITE (BFA, Acting, ’12) received the award for New Work for Motherhouse at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble.
Congratulated to Karen and Tuckie!
A complete list of TTS-affiliated nominees can be found here.