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Thursday, February 28 • 4:00pm - 5:15pm
How to Fight a Bear: Creating Choreography With Character

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Beginner/intermediate stage combatants will focus on creating character before worrying solely about choreography. We’ll look at using defined character traits to help create basic physical stories.

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Caitlyn Herzlinger

Assisitant Professor, The University of Southern Mississippi
Caitlyn Herzlinger is a certified teacher with the Society of American Fight Directors (SAFD) and Dueling Arts International (DAI), as well as a Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance and the Assistant Professor of Movement and Acting at the USM. Caitlyn works as an actress, director... Read More →

Paul Pharris

Associate Prof. of Lighting Design, Northwestern State U of Louisiana
Paul Pharris is an Associate Prof. with Northwestern State University of LA and a Certified Teacher with the Society of American Fight Directors. He teaches Stage Combat along with Lighting Design, choreographing production of Les Liaisons Dangerouses, Spring Awakening, and Romeo... Read More →

Andrew Ray

Certified Stage Combat Instructor, Society of American Fight Directors
Andrew is an actor, fight director and educator who works from coast to coast. He is a certified stage combat instructor with the Society of American Fight Directors that holds a BA in Theatre from The University of Kentucky and an MA in Theatre from Louisiana Tech University where... Read More →

Thursday February 28, 2019 4:00pm - 5:15pm EST
Knoxville Convention Center - Ballroom C