Stage Combat: Broadsword & Shield

Employing both defense and offense, this two-weapon system applies to action throughout history. A physically challenging class that will concentrate on the full body commitment required to sell a Broadsword and Shield fight safely. Particular attention will be devoted to executing layered choreography with acting beats suitable for plays from Henry V to Coriolanus. The course will conclude with a skills proficiency test scene for the Society of American Fight Directors (SAFD).

10 sessions • $445 (including SAFD skills proficiency test fee) • 3 hr class time

Sun • Mar 1 & Mar 8 • 10am – 1pm
Sat • Mar 14 – May 2 • 10am – 1pm

Sun • May 3 • 10am – 12pm • Geoffrey Kent

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

Stage Combat Sword Play SAFC Recertification