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THR 257 Stage Combat I

Course Description: In this course, students will 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 include punches, reactions, vocals, knaps, sword attacks, parries and sword tricks. The class will also introduce to the art of quarterstaff fighting. Students will demonstrate these skills in final performances.

Course Rotation: NYC, Spring


3 credits