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PAFT 321 Physical Prep-Combat in Film and TV

In this course, students learn the basics of safety and partnering techniques in unarmed and sword combat for the stage. Students must work diligently to create a safe environment while portraying a character in a fight performance. Topics covered include punches, reactions, vocals, knaps, sword attacks, parries, and sword tricks. The class will also introduce students to the art of quarterstaff fighting. Students will demonstrate these skills in final performances.


2 credits


PAFT 222 Minimum Grade of C