2016: The Year in Review

2016: The Year in Review

It's that time again... time to look back over the previous year and reflect on everything that has happened. 2016 has been a year of ups and downs, successes and challenges. I think we can all agree that it's time to move ahead and focus on the good things to come. But for a short …

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Theatre Talk With Jared Kirby, Fight Director

Theatre Talk With Jared Kirby, Fight Director

This week's Theatre Talk features fight director Jared Kirby, based out of New York City. I met and was trained by Jared at the 2011 Art of Combat New York City Intensive workshop, and then came back for more punishment at the 2012 NYC workshop, where Jared introduced me to the joy of blood capsules. …

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Theatre Talk With Kyle Rowling, Actor, Director & Fight Director

Theatre Talk With Kyle Rowling, Actor, Director & Fight Director

This week's Theatre Talk features Australian Fight Director Kyle Rowling. I first met “Capt” (as he's known to his students) at the 2011 Art of Combat New York City Intensive workshop. I was completely intimidated by him at first... he's super tall and imposing, but he's actually one of the kindest and most knowledgeable people you'll ever …

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Theatre Talk With Ceris Thomas, Director & Educator

Theatre Talk With Ceris Thomas, Director & Educator

I first met Ceris Thomas when she took a chance on me and cast me in her production of The Three Musketeers at London Community Players. She handed me a sword, and my life was forever changed. Ceris is truly the sort of person who can do that to you -- transform your life -- with …

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Theatre Talk With Dr. John Lennox, Fight Director

Theatre Talk With Dr. John Lennox, Fight Director

Welcome to my new Thursday column, Theatre Talk! I'm so excited to be presenting this interview series, featuring theatre and performing artists all over the world! My first interview is with Dr. John Lennox, professor and fight director, based out of Michigan. I first met "Doc" at the 2011 Art of Combat New York City …

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