Claire Taylor

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 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

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