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.
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.