Tony Pellegrino

Advanced Actor Combatant

Tony Pellegrino hails from the Great Lakes Region. More importantly, Tony hails from the great state of Illinois. Most importantly, he hails from the great city of Chicago. Well, the suburbs of Chicago. But go Hawks anyway, right? He is a registered Advanced Actor/Combatant as well as a Fight Choreographer that is slowly but surely making a name for himself all over the Chicagoland area. Whether it's a good or bad name, that has yet to be decided. In 2011, Tony received his Bachelors in Acting from Illinois State University where he worked with/under CT/FD Paul Dennhardt. In 2010 had had received his Associate in Arts from Elgin Community College where he worked with both CT Stephen Gray and CT/FD John Tovar. He holds Recommended Passes in Unarmed combat, Rapier and Dagger, Single Sword, Quarterstaff, and Knife. He also has a Basic Pass in Smallsword, but let's not focus on that right now, yeah? Yeah.

Choreography credits: Les Miserables (Lake Zurich Players), The Addams Family, Robin Hood: Streets of Sherwood, The Fantasticks, Closer, Of Mice & Men (Vero Voce Theatre), Good Knight (The Actor's Garden), Noises Off (Oakton Community College), Superior Donuts (Heartland Theatre), True West (Uuniversity of Illinois at Springfield), Picnic, Passion Play, Dead Man's Cell Phone, The Tooth of Crime, A Zoo Story (Illinois State University).

Tony is the Assistant Director/Fight Captain of By the Sword, the fight cast of the Bristol Renaissance Faire.


Skill Proficiency History

Date Weapon Location Grade

SPR

May 7, 2017 Unarmed Evanston, Illinois Recommended Pass

Vagabond School of the Arts

Apr 19, 2015 Single Sword Chicago, Illinois Recommended Pass

MACE - Movement and Combat Education

Sep 27, 2014 Rapier and Dagger Chicago, Illinois Recommended Pass
Sep 27, 2014 Knife Chicago, Illinois Recommended Pass
Sep 27, 2014 Unarmed Chicago, Illinois Recommended Pass
Sep 27, 2014 Small Sword Chicago, Illinois Basic Pass

Illinois State University Skill Proficiency Test/Skills Renewal Test

Dec 16, 2011 Rapier and Dagger Normal, Illinois Recommended Pass

Illinois State University

Dec 17, 2010 Single Sword Normal, Illinois Recommended Pass
Dec 17, 2010 Rapier and Dagger Normal, Illinois Recommended Pass

Noble Fool Theatricals

Jul 18, 2009 Knife St. Charles, Illinois Basic Pass

Elgin Community College

May 19, 2009 Small Sword Elgin, Illinois Recommended Pass
Dec 11, 2008 Single Sword Elgin, Illinois Basic Pass
Dec 11, 2008 Quarterstaff Elgin, Illinois Basic Pass
May 13, 2008 Rapier and Dagger Elgin, Illinois Basic Pass