Fighting is Acting

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Fighting is Acting

With John Knight

How do you perform a fight? Does character matter within the context of a fight? Isn’t it all just a bunch of moves anyway?

Come learn tips, tricks and best practices for bringing your acting skills and training to a stage fight. All culminating in a crisp clean fight you can add to your reel.

Instructor Bio

John is a violence designer, director and theatre arts educator based in Calgary/Mohkinsstsis. As a sessional instructor at the University of Calgary and Ambrose University, the owner/operator of Knight Fights, as well as a Certified Instructor and Fight Director with The Academy of Fight Directors Canada, he has had the opportunity to teach students of all ages and abilities. He holds an MFA in directing from the University of Calgary.

Select credits: Little Women, Escape to Margaritaville (Theatre Calgary), Filumena, Carmen (Calgary Opera), Hookman (Chromatic Theater & UofC), Between Us (Handsome Alice), No One’s Safe (Banff Centre), A Streetcar Named Desire (Spirit Fire Theatre), Julius Caesar (The Shakespeare Company).

Date: Saturday, October 21, 1 – 5pmPrice: $40Location: Morpheus Rehearsal Centre (3512 5th Ave. NW, Lower Level)This workshop is presented at this low cost in the spirit of community theatre.

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