Our Mission

Our Mission is to create a participatory environment that encourages involvement in the arts from individuals throughout the community, to produce live Theatrical entertainment that will enrich the cultural depth and education of the community at large, and to serve as a platform for emerging artists to move toward a professional theatre career.

– Colorbox Theatre


Our Staff

Kurt Konow

Kurt Konow

Kurt has an extensive background in marketing and theatre direction. He has written several original plays and musicals that debuted in the Western suburbs of Chicago. Kurt has coached one-on-one with aspiring artists for auditions and showcases.

Email Kurt: kurt@colorboxtheatre.com

Michelle Konow

Michelle Konow

Michelle has performed in professional theater productions since the age of seven. She spent 16 seasons at the Lyric Opera of Chicago singing with internationally-recognized opera superstars. Along with working at ColorBox Theatre Michelle teaches private voice and is a sought-after vocal clinician for music festivals and several top show choirs in the United States.

Email Michelle: michelle@colorboxtheatre.com

Board of Directors

Kurt Konow – Chairman and CEO
Patricia Kilgore – Marketing Chair
Troy Samuels – Finance Chair