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Film & Theatre Combat For Actors



The Film & Theatre Combat for Actors class is designed to teach students how to create an exciting fight that tells the story. The class is open to all levels of experience from full time performers to casual community actors. Students can expect to improve on their fluidity, strength, confidence, and safety for themselves and their colleagues. Classes are 4+/- hours long, the same length as a stunt rehearsal. These classes are performance oriented as we film every day. Objectives include learning to fight with your body as well as a variety of weapons. There will also be a focus on putting your own action together and how to sell it to a live audience or the camera. 


Like all classes offered at Blood and Iron Martial Arts, the first class is a free introduction. For your first class, please wear comfortable clothing and bring water! To sign up or for inquiries about the Film & Theatre Combat for Actors class please send a detailed email to [email protected]  


Instructor Thomas J. Potter is a classically trained actor from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts (LA) and has more than 20 years of experience in the film industry as an actor / stunt performer / stunt coordinator and Military Advisor. He served 8 years with the Canadian Forces. He is widely experienced in police and military tactics and movement. 


Payment is through a punch card system or by drop-in:
* punch card (8 classes)
* drop-in (per class)

*prices shown do not include applicable taxes