Advanced Stage Combat: Small Sword

This challenging class will concentrate on the detail and specificity required to thrill the audience with a theatrical duel using small swords. Particular attention will be devoted to executing complicated choreography with acting beats suitable for plays from Dangerous Liaisons to Hamlet. The course will conclude with a skills proficiency test for the Society of American Fight Directors (SAFD). Prior SAFD swordplay SPT experience or instructor approval is required for this class.

10 sessions • $445 (including SAFD skills proficiency test fee) • 3 hr class time
Sat • Mar 9 – May 11 • 10am – 1pm; Certification Sun May 12 10am – 12pm • Geoffrey Kent

Prerequisites: Previous DCPA Stage Combat class with proficiency pass, or instructor approval. Please inquire at

Advanced Stage Combat Small Sword