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Regional Stage Combat Workshop May 6-7 at UW

May 2, 2017

Two days of intensive instruction in theatrical swordplay, knife fighting and ninjutsu will be offered during the third annual UWYO Stage Combat Workshop Saturday, May 6, and Sunday, May 7, at the University of Wyoming Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts.

The UW Department of Theatre and Dance, and the Society of American Fight Directors (SAFD) sponsor the workshop. No prior experience with stage combat is necessary, but most beginner classes will be offered on the first day.

The workshop cost is $50 per day for the public or $75 for both days; UW student registration is $20 per day or $25 for both days. Tickets for the workshop are available at the UW Performing Arts box office. For registration details and other information, visit

The workshop will offer instruction from SAFD-certified teacher Mike Speck; sneaky ninja tricks from SAFD fight director Tim Pinnow; instruction from fight director and stage combat specialist Sarah Shannon; demonstrations by UW Assistant Professor Kevin Inouye; and other instructional programs.

For more information, call Inouye at (307) 766-2190 or email

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