Get ready to fight! Learn the art of unarmed stage combat and creating the ILLUSION of violence in theatre.
This workshop walks your students through the fundamentals of safe, effective fights and then gives them a chance to get on their feet and try it out!
**Appropriate for skill levels**
Date: Saturday, September 27th
Time: 1pm – 4pm
About the instructor:
Christopher Ryan holds an MFA in Acting from Regent University. Following his studies, he worked as an actor and fight director in regional theatre for a year, doing shows like: The Scarlet Pimpernel, The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, and Treasure Island. He also worked for Emotions Dance as a modern dancer and taught voice and directed as a free-lancer, doing shows like Annie, and Honk.
The following year, Christopher and his wife moved to Germany, where he continued to teach voice and to direct, fight direct and choreograph for the theatre.
For the past 5 years, Christopher has been the Dance and Movement instructor, and the Director of Musical Theatre for the “International Performing Arts Institute.”
Christopher’s performance credits include: Tom in The Glass Menagerie, Don Pedro in Shakespeare’s Viel Lärm um nichts (Much Ado About Nothing), Swing in Sister Act (Vienna), Swing/Cover Erkan in Sister Act (Stuttgart), Anthony Hope (& alto saxophone) in the revival version of Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd, and Seymour in the German tour of Little Shop of Horrors which continues in its second leg beginning this October.
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