July Stage Combat Jump-Start

Update: Due to scheduling conflicts, the first day of class is July 13. The course will be 3 weeks, 2 hours per day: 5pm to 7pm. Since the time is reduced, the price is reduced to $250. Are Your Stage Combat Skills Rusty? How long has it been since you took a stage combat class? […]

Review of Fat Pig – Continues This Week

This is your last week to catch Fat Pig, which is getting fantastic reviews, like this one: From Vancouver Observer: Fat Pig: Highly Recommended Director Michael Scholar Jr. has done a great job at staging the play in a way that keeps the audience focused and engaged. The set is minimal and shifts direction, both […]

Fat Pig Opens This Week

Jesse nominated actor Michael Scholar Jr. takes the Director’s reigns for “Fat Pig”, with actors Kathryn Kirkpatrick (Helen), Aaron Craven (Carter), Jennifer Mawhinney (Jeannie),and Lawrence Haegert (Tom) giving compelling performances filled with realism and passion. “Fat Pig” also features designs by Itai Erdel (Lighting) and Naomi Sider (Costume and set Design) with poster design by […]

New FDC Site

In case you weren’t aware, I am the VP of Communications for Fight Directors Canada, and the webmaster. As such, I have the pleasure of announcing that I have completed a major re-design of the FDC site. Click Here for the All New FDC.CA Features Glossary: Yes, the FDC glossary is back online. Member Profiles: […]

Asleep at the Wheel

Come see my fight choreography and magic in this show. By the way, the writing is brilliant and I’m really excited about the direction. This show is the jewel in the New Ideas Festival crown, and week three always sells out… so get your tickets soon. ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL a new play by Jordan […]

Vampire Cowboys on Stage

Dear gods of stage combat, please grant me the means to see this show: Soul Samurai is the joint work of Ma-Yi Theater Company, which is devoted to “develop[ing] new plays and performance works that essay Asian American experiences,” and Vampire Cowboys Theatre Company, which tends “towards the creation and production of new works of […]

CNN: Actor Shot in Head on Stage

Embedded video from CNN Video Check your props. Always. Community theatres and amateur productions usually don’t even consider hiring a fight director or having a props master who has lots of experience working with guns. The actor who was shot was even a veteran… he should know haw to safety a gun. The important thing […]