Shaina Summerville (She/Her/Hers)

Shaina Summerville is a Chicago based actress who graduated with her B.A. in Musical Theatre from Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee in May 2013. She has performed in numerous Chicago area productions. She began her pursuit of stage combat at the Winter Wonderland Workshop of 2015. She is certified in 6 weapons: Small Sword, Single Sword, Unarmed, Sword & Shield, Quarterstaff, and Knife. 

She was fight captain for Annie at Citadel Theatre in 2019/2020. She was fight choreographer for The Morrigan and The Newsies at Trinity High School in River Forest. 


Skill Proficiency History

Date Weapon Location Grade

Quarterstaff Test 1 Fall 2022 AG

Dec 4, 2022 Quarterstaff Evanston, Illinois Recommended Pass

Sword & Shield Summer Class

Jun 25, 2022 Broadsword and Shield Chicago, Illinois Recommended Pass

Actor's Gym Spring Renewal

Jun 5, 2022 Small Sword Evanston, Illinois Recommended Pass

Winter Knife Class Section 1

Mar 20, 2022 Knife Evanston, Illinois Recommended Pass

Single Sword SPR

Jan 23, 2022 Single Sword Chicago, Illinois Recommended Pass

Quarter Staff Test Spring 2019

Jun 9, 2019 Quarterstaff Evanston, Illinois Basic Pass

Donald Preston

May 18, 2019 Broadsword and Shield Brookfield, Illinois Basic Pass

Winter Wonderland Workshop

Jan 12, 2019 Unarmed Chicago, Illinois Basic Pass

Fall 2017 SPR Workshop

Sep 24, 2017 Small Sword Chicago, Illinois Basic Pass

Sword & Shield SPT Summer 2017

Aug 20, 2017 Broadsword and Shield Chicago, Illinois Recommended Pass

Unarmed SPT

May 8, 2016 Unarmed Chicago, Illinois Basic Pass

Spring 2016 Actor's Gym Single Sword

Feb 21, 2016 Single Sword Evanston, Illinois Basic Pass

Spring 2015 Smallsword test

Jun 7, 2015 Small Sword Evanston, Illinois Basic Pass