Ligia Sandoval

Advanced Actor Combatant


I am a performer, choreographer and producer from Guatemala trained in Chicago. Recent credits include: "Mina" Understudy in Dracula (The Hypocrites), "The Cousin" in For One's Eugenia ((re)discover theatre), Choreographer for Sylvester (Lifeline Theatre), Choreographer for Abduction: The Musical (Stage 773), Assistant Director & Choreographer for Romeo and Juliet (Teatro Vista/Apollo Theater Chicago), Production Manager for Hog’sBelly (A Dead Whale Productions/Gorilla Tango Theatre), Production Assistant & "Security Guard" in Learning Curve (Albany Park Theater Project/Third Rail Projects), and “Actor 2” in The 9 Fridas and “Ana María” in Alegrías y lágrimas (Instituto Cervantes Chicago). I hold a BA in Musical Theatre and Live & Performing Arts Management from Columbia College Chicago. 



  • Dance: Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Salsa, Bachata, Hip Hop, Contemporary.
  • Martial Arts: Aikido.
  • Languages: Spanish, English, French.
  • Vocal Range: Soprano.
  • Sports: Soccer, Squash, Volleyball.

Skill Proficiency History

Date Weapon Location Grade

Columbia College sp16#4

May 12, 2016 Small Sword Chicago, Illinois Basic Pass
May 12, 2016 Quarterstaff Chicago, Illinois Basic Pass
May 12, 2016 Single Sword Chicago, Illinois Recommended Pass


Dec 16, 2015 Rapier and Dagger Chicago, Illinois Recommended Pass
Dec 16, 2015 Unarmed Chicago, Illinois Recommended Pass
Dec 16, 2015 Broadsword Chicago, Illinois Recommended Pass