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Slapstick 101

This past winter I had the great pleasure of working with a powerhouse cast of women on Tom Stoppard’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead at the Randolph Academy.  For those who don’t know this play, it is described as an absurdist, existentialist, … Continue reading

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Whatever Doesn’t Kill Me Makes Me Stronger Part 1: A Trip Through Pain

This is a different kind of blog for me, and a little more personal. It is the first Part of a series where I share some of my thoughts and feelings on Pain, by sharing my journey of a recent … Continue reading

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Fighting from Script to Screen!

I received an email from someone with some great questions about who contributes to the final look of a fight, and how that happens. So this is a look at the process of developing the fight from script to screen. … Continue reading

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Stage Fighting vs. Screen Fighting

The majority of my fifteen years of fighting has been spent performing and fight directing for stage. However in the last six years or so I have been fortunate to have had many opportunities to apply my skills on screen. … Continue reading

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Knifeplay at Bond vs. Bourne!

So this past November I had the pleasure and honour of being invited to DC to teach at Tooth and Claw“s Bond vs. Bourne workshop. It was an awesome workshop that focused on guns, knives, close quarter combat and parkour. … Continue reading

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The Art of Fight Direction

“The stage is not merely the meeting place of all the arts, but is also the return of art to life.” Oscar Wilde Theatre is a very collaborative art form – and I think Oscar Wilde sums it up nicely. … Continue reading

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Stage Combat 101: The Broad Strokes for the Uninitiated

Most people who have not worked in the entertainment industry are not very familiar with Stage Combat. Having studied and performed stage combat for almost half my life, it is my mission to spread an understanding of this Art of … Continue reading

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