Carin Silkaitis Archive

August 27, 2020, would have been the 85th birthday of Sheldon Patinkin–longtime chair of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, noted director and teacher, and cherished friend and mentor to many in the Chicago theatre community. Born August 27,...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department mourns the passing of Riad Ismat, who died May 13, 2020, of complications related to COVID-19. Ismat was the former Minister of Culture of Syria until he stepped down due to the escalation...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department has launched a new communications initiative with Student Spotlight, a monthly newsletter devoted to celebrating the work of Columbia College Theatre Department students both inside and outside the department. The newsletter is produced...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department launches its 2019-2020 Mainstage Season with SPACE, written by Columbia College alum Keli Garrett ’91 and directed by Theatre Department alumnus and faculty member Brian Shaw ’86, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s...
Sheldon Patinkin (August 27, 1935-September 21, 2014)
August 27, 2019, would have been the 84th birthday of Sheldon Patinkin–longtime chair of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, noted director and teacher, and cherished friend and mentor to many in the Chicago theatre community. Born August 27,...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department is delighted to welcome actor, director, and teacher Carin Silkaitis as its new chair. Silkaitis — whose appointment was announced on April 25 by Rosita Sands, Interim Dean of Columbia College’s School of Fine...