Carin Silkaitis Archive

The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department proudly launches its 2021-2022 Mainstage Season with an exciting collaboration between the Theatre Department, Columbia College’s Museum of Contemporary Photography, the national theatre/activism initiative #HereToo, and the internationally acclaimed Tectonic Theatre Project: American...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department is delighted to welcome longtime faculty member Susan Padveen to the position of Interim Allen and Lynn Turner Chair of Theatre. Padveen, an associate professor, replaces former Chair Carin Silkaitis, who has joined...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s Getz Theatre Center resumes LIVE IN-PERSON PERFORMANCE April 14-17 with two simultaneous productions (both performed with attention to safety and COVID awareness): Tales of Berlin, a live, site-specific, immersive theatrical event, takes the...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s 2020-2021 Mainstage Season continues April 14 through 17 with Tales of Berlin, a live, site-specific, immersive theatrical event that takes the audience on a journey through WWII Berlin – the music, the dance,...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department has announced the remainder of its 2020-2021 Mainstage Season — an exciting mix of in-person and virtual student-performed productions, starting with Are You There God, It’s Me, Katniss Everdeen, running March 24 through...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alums Courtney Mack ’15 and Mallory Maedke ’14, both graduates of the Theatre Department’s BFA Program in Musical Theatre Performance, will participate in a virtual “Alumni Master Class: From Columbia to Broadway” on Monday,...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Almanya Narula ’12, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting, has published an article in the Chicago Reader – Chicago’s premier alternative publication since 1971 – examining the fast-developing discipline of...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department honors the life and mourns the passing of longtime faculty member Bradley Mott, who died Saturday, October 10, at 64, following a battle with pancreatic cancer. Bradley, a graduate of Northwestern University, was...
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...