Stage Combat Program

Your Journey Begins

Spring Semester 2021

Starting March 15th, we are super excited to announce the second half of our Stage Combat Program at our Wanaque Studio. We are offering three 10-week programs on Monday nights, geared for actors or fighters who are looking to increase their knowledge of stage combat. The emphasis of these classes is to learn the skills necessary to perform fights exceptionally and safely. All skill levels are welcome to participate and fight with us!!

  • Register Online Today via our Parent Portal: Click Here to Register
  • Class Dates: Monday Nights starting March 15th thru May 24th.
  • Time: 1hr classes times available below.
  • Age Range: 15 & Up | (15+ with signed parental consent).
  • Rates: Please see rates below. Registration and weapon rental fees may apply.

Our Fight Instructors

JACQUELINE HOLLOWAY    &    DAVID DEAN HASTINGS

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Class Descriptions 

Staff & Spear | 6:00-7:00pm

This class will focus on the foundations of staff and spear. We will explore techniques for this diverse weapon style as well as discuss its history and development throughout many cultures around the world. In this class students will also have the opportunity to explore character development and basic scene structure as we work on choreography. This class is intended to give everyone an opportunity to explore the world of storytelling through movement. These class hours are eligible to be put towards a certification with the Society of American Fight Directors. 

Sword & Shield | 7:00-8:00pm

Unleash your inner Viking with this sword and shield class. This class will focus on the stage combat techniques of fighting with a sword and a shield as well as diving into the history and varied culture of this awesome weapon duet. Classes will include weekly technique work as well as learning phrases of choreography. These class hours are eligible to be put towards a certification with the Society of American Fight Directors.

Sword-ography | 8:00-9:00pm

In this course we will learn a new piece of choreography each week. We will break down the elements of how to craft exciting and engaging choreography. The second portion of this course, students will all get to choreograph their own fights to present to the rest of the class. Due to the advanced nature of the class, having previous experience in stage combat is a prerequisite.

Rates

HoursFull Tuition3 – payment planBreakdown per class
1hr per class$250.00$83.33$25.00
We are offering a 3 payment plan and we have online pay available through our parent portal.

Weapon Info and Class Requirements: All students are required to have either leather gauntlets or pitcher’s gloves during class. There is a weapon rental fee of $5 (cash) per class payable at the beginning of each class at the front desk. If students have their own weapons, we will waive the rental fee, however, all weapons must be approved by our fight instructor for safety reasons (decoration-al swords, sharp or otherwise unsafe props are not permitted)

If you have any questions or need help registering for class, please feel free to contact the office.