Claire Taylor

Advanced Actor Combatant

Claire Allegra Taylor (Actor Combatant) is an actor and educator. Most recently, Claire appeared as in The Resolute (Elizabeth) with Infinite Variety Productions (NYC) produced by the Wyoming Theatre Festival.  She spent eight months on Tour 68  of the National Players (Olney Theatre Center) performing in Hamlet (Ophelia), The Giver (Lily), The Grapes of Wrath (Floyd/Ensemble). CHICAGO: Remy Bumppo Theatre Company: Pirandello’s Henry IV (u/s Frida, perf.), Rat & Thief: Carnivores…?, Paragon Sci Fi Theatre Festival: Universal Language. Claire is a certified Advanced Actor Combatant with the SAFD. She performed a co-written and fight-choreographed play at Nothing Special Productions’s event Fight Night: Valkyries. OTHER CREDITS: Portola Valley Theatre Conservatory: Our Town (Emily), The Wizard of Oz (Dorothy). The Theatre School: Crime and Punishment (Sonia), Failure: A Love Story (Gertrude), The Great God Pan (Paige). EDUCATION: BFA in Acting and BA in Relational Communication from DePaul University. Short Course certification in Shakespeare from L.A.M.D.A. Certified Meisner Teacher from the True Acting Institute. 

Skill Proficiency History

Date Weapon Location Grade

Knife - MACE June 2018

Jun 16, 2018 Knife Chicago, Illinois Basic Pass

Spring 2018 Single Sword Test

Mar 25, 2018 Unarmed Evanston, Illinois Basic Pass

DePaul Spring 2016 SPT

May 26, 2016 Rapier and Dagger Chicago, Illinois Recommended Pass
May 26, 2016 Broadsword Chicago, Illinois Recommended Pass
May 26, 2016 Quarterstaff Chicago, Illinois Recommended Pass
May 26, 2016 Small Sword Chicago, Illinois Recommended Pass

3/10/2016 DePaul Theatre School

Mar 10, 2016 Unarmed Chicago, Illinois Recommended Pass
Mar 10, 2016 Rapier and Dagger Chicago, Illinois Basic Pass
Mar 10, 2016 Small Sword Chicago, Illinois Basic Pass