Carin Silkaitis is the Allen and Lynn Turner Chair of the Theatre Department at Columbia College Chicago. Theatre credits include: Mama in A SHAYNA MAIDEL (TimeLine), Mother/Attorney in MACHINAL & Me in I DO TODAY (Greenhouse), Holly in VISITING (Artemisia), Chloe in LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART (Eclipse), Doctor Manor in SONS OF THE PROPHET & Mama/Sherry/Vera in DISTRACTED (u/s ATC), Queen Margaret in RICHARD III (Oak Park), Izzy in RABBIT HOLE (u/s Goodman), Dean Wreen in SEVEN HOMELESS MAMMOTHS WANDER NEW ENGLAND (Theater Wit). TV/Film credits include: Co-Stars on CHICAGO FIRE and RED LINE, Nurse in the SAG Feature UNEXPECTED, Joy in BEING HERE, Kathy in PRECIOUS THINGS, and Maggie in BLOOD AND WATER as well as numerous commercial, industrial, and voiceover credits. Carin is a graduate of the School at Steppenwolf, and she received her MFA from the Theatre Conservatory at Roosevelt University. Carin is member of AEA, and she is SAG-eligible.