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  Dec 14, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Stage Combat Minor


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The Stage Combat minor provides extensive practice in the art form of theatrical violence. As a result of successfully completing the stage combat minor, students will:

  • Earn Skills Proficiency Certifications from the British Academy of Stage and Screen Combat in three weapon skills; and Proficiency Certifications from the Society of American Fight Directors in eight weapon skills, preparing them to be recognized as Advanced Actor Combatants in the United States.
  • Be able to “Fake-fight” in a safe, realistic, theatrical fashion with (or without) any type of sword, knife, stick or “found object”.
  • Be prepared to act as Fight Captain for any theatrical production.
  • Understand the differences between fighting for stage and fighting for film, and perform at an advanced level in any medium.
  • Enter into any “fight/movement” audition with confidence.

Program Requirements

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