Marie Chartier in 

Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Elusive Ear

Purple Rose Theatre Company

Carrie Pipperidge in Carousel

Texas Shakespeare Festival

Viola/Cesario in Twelfth Night

Texas Shakespeare Festival

Myrtle Mae in Harvey

Purple Rose Theatre

Caitlin is an actor, singer, harpist, accordionist, dancer, and voiceover artist. She has performed at numerous professional theatre companies nationally and internationally. Some favorite credits include Viola in Twelfth Night & Carrie in Carousel at the Texas Shakespeare Festival, Eleanor in Never Not Once at the Purple Rose Theatre Company, and Jacques Roux in Marat/Sade at the Sabanci Theater Festival in Adana, Turkey. Screen credits include American Rust (Showtime) and Chicago Fire (NBCUniversal). She is a resident artist at the Purple Rose Theatre Company, represented by Shirley Hamilton Inc in Chicago, and has a BFA Acting degree from Northern Illinois University and a Certificate of Acting from the Moscow Art Theatre School in Russia.


Caitlin has been cast as a Guest Star on a television series! More details to come!

Catch Caitlin in American Rust, premiering on September 12th on Showtime. For more info, click here.

Recording of Roadsigns on

If you missed Caitlin as a blonde, southern, plucky young dreamer, you're in luck! Right before the pandemic hit, an audio version of Roadsigns by Jeff Daniels was recorded, and it was just released! Both the scenes and songs are included. 

To contact Caitlin, email caitlincavannaugh(at)

More News! 

Caitlin is a Resident Artist with the Purple Rose Theatre Company.

Caitlin is represented by Shirley Hamilton Inc. in Chicago.

Caitlin returned from playing "Jacques Roux" in Marat/Sade in the 16th Annual Sabanci International Theater Festival in Adana, Turkey.

Caitlin recently performed for well-known Polish director, producer, and screenwriter, Krzysztof Zanussi, in Out at Sea by Slawomir Mrozek with the Chopin Theatre.

Caitlin is continuously performing with Murder Mystery Company Chicago! Catch her in a public show either in Oakbrook Terrace or at Salvatore's in Lincoln Park! 

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Knacker, the award-winning film in which Caitlin plays the main character's wife, Katie, was recently screened at the Winnie Winners Tour in Camden, South Carolina!

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