Vancouver Stage Combat
David McCormick was the Fight Director for Romeo & Juliet at Vancouver’s premiere Shakespeare venue, Bard on the Beach 2016.
It’s not fighting for fun. Becoming an action-hero means mastering the illusion of violence at the world’s largest centre for Western Martial Arts, Academie Duello.
I coach actors who want to look exciting and authentic, not put themselves in danger.
I have worked in film & TV, and live on-stage indoors and outdoors. I understand audience attention and your venue.
Realism and historical styles are sometimes important. Magic and creativity are also fun to explore. Let's talk about your priorities for choreography.