11th Street Campus

72 E. 11th Street, Chicago, IL, 60605

72 E. 11th Street was built in 1929 by Holabird & Root, architects of outstanding Chicago skyscrapers such as the Chicago Board of Trade, the Palmolive Building and the 333 N. Michigan Avenue Building. 72 East 11th Street, a six- story, limestone-clad Art Deco building, was originally owned by the Chicago Women's Club and housed the organization's meeting rooms, offices and a theater. Rich in history, it was the site for rallies in support of women's voting rights, efforts on behalf of compulsory education laws and fund raising for scholarships at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a women's dormitory at the University of Chicago. Subsequent owners and uses are unknown. Acquired by Columbia in 1980 as the school's Theater Center, it currently houses a renovated 400-seat theater, classrooms, and space for film and photography studios.

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When Clans Collide - Makeup from another world!

When Clans Collide - Makeup from another world! 5/15 10:30am

In an undefined time there resides two clans previously adhering to age-old tenants that those on land never interfere with the aquatic inhabitants…until...

Senior Showcase - Acting & Musical Theatre

Senior Showcase - Acting & Musical Theatre 5/15 1:00pm

Reprise performance of our Industry Showcase of Actors - featuring Senior Acting majors and Musical Theatre Performance majors. Directed by Steve Scott,...

Theatrical Technology and Design Showcase

Theatrical Technology and Design Showcase 5/15 1:00pm

Showcase for Scenic, Costume, Lighting Design for Theatre, and Theatre Technology Students - including Technical Theatre and Stage Management

Two Chairs and a Light Bulb

Two Chairs and a Light Bulb 5/15 1:30pm

The world premiere of a group of tight, spare, short plays developed by eleven student playwrights over the course of the term in collaboration with an...

Flying Solo

Flying Solo 5/15 2:00pm

Always raw, always real, always unexpected: All new, All True, stories from the front lines of student life.

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Mary Lou Wade left a positive review 1/31/2014

Most enjoyable and entertaining!

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Mary Lou Wade left a positive review 1/28/2014

T'was awesome!

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Terrance Franklin left a positive review 11/28/2012

really good all three plays were vary unique i throughly enjoyed myself

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