Stage Combat with Daniel Levinson
Sunday August 5 to Friday August 10, 2018
Factory163, 163 King St, Stratford, Ontario
Whether you’re “Team Montague” or rooting for the Capulets, everyone loves a good fight! But how do you throw a convincing punch? What is the proper way to handle a sword? And how the heck do professionals make it look so easy? Join Daniel Levinson this August to learn how to master the foundations of stage combat with SAFETY, STORY and STYLE. Participants will split their week between armed and unarmed combat, taking in tricks and techniques to WOW your audiences!
Please Note: participants will be performing falls, rolls and throws over the course of this training. If any health or mobility barriers arise, participants are welcomed to sit out or request alternative options for specific activities.
Meet the Instructor...
Daniel Levinson is a certified Fight Master with Fight Directors Canada, Canada’s only nationwide and internationally recognized stage combat association. Daniel has been performing, directing and teaching stage combat professionally through his company, Rapier Wit, since 1991. Daniel has worked with such companies as The Stratford Festival, The Dodgers and Really Useful Group on Broadway, Mirvish, Canadian Stage, Volcano Theatre, Actors Repertory Company, Second City, Shakespeare In the Square, Theatre Passe Muraille, Factory Theatre, and the Tarragon Theatre. He has taught stage combat at schools and workshops across Canada and internationally, and is the resident stage combat instructor for Sheridan University, the University of Toronto’s Theatre and Drama Studies Program, and the University of Waterloo. For more information about Daniel or Rapier Wit please go to www.rapierwit.com.
You have the following payment options:
Pay the Full Price: To register for this course and complete full payment now, click the “Purchase” button below. Theatre Ontario Members must log in to get the member discount.
Pay the Deposit: A deposit of $200 is required (plus HST and a 4% administration fee) at time of registration. Enrollment is limited. To register for this course and make a deposit only, click here. (Not available after June 22, 2018)
Participation in these courses is for those 16 years of age and older (participants under the age of 19 will require a waiver signed by a guardian).
Payments are non-refundable after June 22, 2018. Any cancellation must be in writing. Theatre Ontario reserves the right to withdraw any course with full course refund.
Summer Intensive Partners:
Off The Wall, Stratford Artists' Alliance www.stratfordoffthewall.com
Off The Wall offers week-long courses focusing on specific skills as well as two multi-week programs. Every learning opportunity we offer is intensive and hands-on, conducted in a working studio where you receive one-on-one mentorship from our artist instructors.
Factory163 is a newly renovated arts facility where individuals can meet, learn, create, promote and showcase creative and innovative ideas, from local artists to Stratford's Spring Works Festival
For More Information:
To register and for more information about the Theatre Ontario Summer Theatre Intensive, visit www.theatreontario.org or contact Rachel Kennedy, our Professional Theatre and Education Manager at email@example.com or 416.408