Acting

Lessons Learned from Stage Combat

Words of wisdom and photo by Rae Bradley

Love this little piece over on Theatre Mania about the life lessons an actor gleaned from learning stage combat. And frankly, they are lessons every actor should tattoo on their forehead if they’re going to engage in any sort of fighting on stage. Yes it’s fun to pretend to kick and punch, but it’s a hair’s breadth between safe fighting and a bloody nose.

Remember: thumb in, no hospital. Thumb out, hospital…

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Lindsay Price