This August we are offering a fantastic opportunity to learn from one of the best in the industry! Steve Wilsher will instruct a Small Sword Master Class for Violence in Motion. Among the classiest of weapons used on stage, small sword is as beautiful as it is deadly. This weapon is all about precision and finesse! Come play with us on August 21st and 28th from 10am to 2pm at OPIA STUDIOS.
Small Sword for Theatre – Sundays, August 21st and 28th
$175 for both days. Click HERE to book.
Steve is a Master Instructor Emeritus with the Academy of Dramatic Combat and a former Fight Master of the British Academy of Dramatic Combat. He is a member of The Society of Canadian Fight Directors, Canadian Actors Equity Association and ACTRA. Prior to coming to Canada he taught at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff for sixteen years; where he introduced stage and film combat as an integral part of the acting curriculum. He also instigated the combat courses at Friars Gate, Exeter and the Oxford Drama School. He has taught guest lectures or examined at all of the major drama schools in the United Kingdom. He now teaches fighting for film in the Acting for Film and Television program at Humber College and stage combat in the Theatre Department at Ryerson University. He continues an active professional career as a stunt coordinator, performer and fight director. Some of the companies he’s worked for are Resurgence Theatre, The English Shakespeare Company, The Royal Ballet Company, The Canadian National Ballet, The Canadian Opera Company, The Welsh National Opera Company, Soulpepper Theatre, Mirvish Productions, BBC, S4C Television and Channel 4 Television, Discovery Channel, Space Channel, MTV and Disney.