Entertainment Business

Curriculum Vitae

"Toomey" Bonardelli
Springfield, Illinois 62702-4020


Sound Reinforcement (1986-present)

-Merchant Street Rowdies, July 1996, acted as house engineer for this Dixieland band’s Switzerland tour of Montreux, Brienz, and Brissago.

-Gumbo Ya Ya Room, Hilton Hotel, March 1995-July 1996, provided and ran house PA. system for regional jazz touring acts.

-various acts, 1986-present, provide and use small 12 channel/700 watt/2-way P.A. system for area rock acts.


Concessions (1991-1992)

-In several cities of the Ice Capades tour (East Company), I sold programs and souvenirs in the stands and in booths. In addition, I performed as both Bart Simpson and Dino for the photo opportunity concession.


Publicity/Promotion (1985-1990)

-worked with Cats on Holiday, a regional touring act in central Illinois, designing flyers and handbills with concert information; distribution of flyers at performances; building and maintaining a mailing list; ordering and selling band T-shirts, albums, and other souvenirs.

-organized a benefit for the Women’s Sojourn Center in 1989 and 1990. As benefit coordinator, I hired the bands, acquired the sound production, and coordinated the media to obtain maximum publicity.

-presently do publicity for area bands.


Stage Manager (1985-1988)

-concurrent to my duties in Publicity/Promotion, I also worked with Cats on Holiday setting up and tearing down the stage equipment; tuning guitars; trouble-shooting any stage problems that arose during the performance.



University of Ottawa, Bachelor of Social Science (economics)

University of Ottawa, Master of Arts (economics)

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