Intro to Stage Combat

Join Alyssa for this introduction to unarmed stage combat class. Learn the basics of stage combat – kicks, punches, chokes, and falls- and all the safety that goes into it! This class is perfect for beginners, or anybody who wants to brush up on their stage combat skills.

What to bring: comfortable clothes to move in and close toed dance shoes or other type of non-street shoe.

Meet The Teacher

Alyssa Crook is a  local performer and long-time theatre educator. You may recognize her from her over decade long time as a Broadway Bound teacher at the Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre. During her time at Muhlenberg College, Alyssa trained in several stage combat disciplines under SAFD Fight Master Michael G. Chin. Since graduating, she her career has consisted of many stunt shows and productions that involve fight choreography, and she has fight captained 6 productions professionally. She has worked with Fight Directors such as Fight Master Michael G. Chin, Claire Warden Director of Advanced Training at IDC, Rob Aronowitz of Neutral Chaos, Jacqueline Holloway of Arte Violenta and Gabriel Rosario of AMDA.