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Jared Kirby has been involved in Western Martial Arts and Combat for Stage & Screen for over 20 years. He teaches in New York City (and the metro area) and has choreographed fights Off-Broadway, Nationally, in London and Sydney. As a Fight Coordinator, Jared has worked with stars such as Peter Sarsgaard, Steve Guttenberg, Cameron Douglas and has trained performers who are working on hit shows. Jared is a member of Actor?s Equity and SAG/AFTRA. He is the president of Combat Con in Las Vegas, past president of Art of Combat, and served for six years on the board of the International Order of the Sword & Pen. Jared currently teaches fencing at SUNY Purchase, Sarah Lawrence College and is a Master of Arms (Maestro d?Armi) through the Martinez Academy of Arms. Jared has an ongoing Combat for Screen & Stage class in New York City and teaches at the prestigious Tom Todoroff Conservatory as well as the NY Conservatory for Dramatic Arts. He teaches a variety of workshops across the US and around the world including Canada, England, Scotland, Finland, Italy and Australia. He has taught at the Paddy Crean International Art of the Sword Workshop, the International Swordfighting and Martial Arts Convention (ISMAC), Rapier Camp and the Western Washington WMA Workshop just to name a few. Jared is the editor and one of the translators of ?Italian Rapier Combat?, the first complete, professional translation of Capo Ferro. He is also the editor and wrote the introduction for ?The School of Fencing? by Domenico Angelo and annotated by Maestro Jeannette Acosta-Mart nez. Most recently ?The Gentleman?s Guide to Duelling? was released in February 2014 and a reprint of Donald McBane?s The Expert Swordsman?s Companion was released in January 2017. For more information, see Amazon.com.

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Art Lab Productions Will Bring SHE KILLS MONSTERS to Theatre Row

Art Lab Productions will present She Kills Monsters at Theatre Row from February 29 to March 3. Learn more about the production here!

Winners Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards

Winners have been announced for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards!  See who was selected audience favorite in Off-Broadway! Winners include SoHo Playhouse, Emering Artists Theatre and more!

Last Chance to Vote for the BWW Off-Broadway Awards; Voting Ends 12/31

It's the final week left to vote for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards! Voting ends on 12/31 at midnight. Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

2 Weeks to Vote for the BWW Off-Broadway Awards!

There's just two weeks left to vote and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 18th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards; TITANIQUE & More Lead

It's the final 3 weeks and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 11th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards December 5th Standings; Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

It's December, and the first standings of the month have been announced as of Tuesday, December 5th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

Hudson Classical Theater Company Concludes Season With HENRY VI �" MARGARET: SHAKESPEARE'S WARRIOR QUEEN

Hudson Classical Theater Company concludes its 20th season of outstanding outdoor Shakespeare and classical performances with HENRY VI – MARGARET: SHAKESPEARE’S WARRIOR QUEEN, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s HENRY VI, PARTS I – III.

Mile Square Theatre to Present BERTA, BERTA this Fall

MILE SQUARE THEATRE (MST) has announced their first production of Kevin R. Free’s first season as Artistic Director, of Angelica Chéri’s BERTA, BERTA, directed by Kevin R. Free. BERTA, BERTA will play a four-week limited engagement at Mile Square Theatre.

New Book STAGING SHAKESPEARE'S VIOLENCE Released

Staging Shakespeare's Violence is the first book of its kind to provide an in-depth examination of how the greatest playwright in the English language employed not only psychological brutality but also physical violence throughout his works.

THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO Will Be Performed by Hudson Classical Theater Company Beginning This Weekend

Hudson Classical Theater Company (formerly known as Hudson Warehouse) just finished their highly successful July production of “Love’s Labour’s Lost,” which kicked off their 18th season.  Now that New York City is open to live theater, HCTC will bring back the classics to their summer stage in Riverside Park. 

Photo Flash: First Look At For Rude Grooms' THE CHANGELING; Creative Team Announced

Queens-based theater troupe Rude Grooms released a first look and full details on the creative team for their Halloween production of The Changeling. The 1622 gothic horror tragicomedy (written by Thomas Middleton and William Rowley) plays The Studio Bar at The Astorian in Astoria and the Plaxall Gallery in Long Island City.

ROMEO AND JULIET Comes To Queens For Rude Grooms' Second Annual Free Commons Series

Queens-based Rude Grooms announced today initial details for the company's second annual free summer production touring parks and art spaces in Astoria and Long Island City: William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, led by actor-manager Montgomery Sutton (Twelfth Night at Shakespeare's Globe) and produced in partnership with Long Island City Artists at the Plaxall Gallery and the Astoria Park Alliance and is made possible (in part) by the Queens Council on the Arts with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

EbbFlow Theatre Co. Announces Cast of Enright's Classic BLACKROCK

Announcing the cast EbbFlow Theatre Co's July Production of Nick Enright's Classic: BLACKROCK.

HENRY V Goes Once More Unto The Breach At The ATA

Quisqueya Productions presents a limited showing of a re-imagined version of Shakespeare's HENRY V. Shakespeare's definitive parable of war and warriors will directed by Broadway veteran, Mary Lou Rosato, at the legendary American Theatre of Actors - one of the last great theaters of the famed off-off Broadway movement - for a special limited run.

BWW Review: SWITZERLAND at 59E59 Theaters is an Intriguing and Thrilling Two-Hander

The NYC premiere of 'Switzerland' written by Joanna Murray-Smith and directed by Dan Foster is being performed at 59E59 Theaters now through. With incisive dialogue, excellent staging and outstanding performances, the two-hander is an intense thriller that is captivating audiences.

Crime Writer Patricia Highsmith is the Subject of Joanna Murray-Smith's SWITZERLAND

59E59 Theaters welcomes the NYC premiere of SWITZERLAND written by Joanna Murray-Smith and directed by Dan Foster. Produced by Hudson Stage Company,SWITZERLAND begins performances on Today, February 7 for a limited engagement through Sunday, March 3.

Photo Flash: First Look at HENRY V

Quisqueya Productions presents a limited showing of a re-imagined version of Shakespeare's HENRY V, directed by Broadway veteran, Mary Lou Rosato, at the legendary American Theatre of Actors - one of the last great theaters of the famed off-off Broadway movement - for a special limited run, February 21 - 24 (Thursday - Saturday @ 7:30 p.m. with special matinees on Saturday & Sunday @ 2:00 p.m)

Crime Writer Patricia Highsmith is the Subject of Joanna Murray-Smith's SWITZERLAND

59E59 Theaters welcomes the NYC premiere of SWITZERLAND written by Joanna Murray-Smith and directed by Dan Foster. Produced by Hudson Stage Company,SWITZERLAND begins performances on Today, February 7 for a limited engagement through Sunday, March 3.

HENRY V Goes Once More Unto The Breach At The ATA

Quisqueya Productions presents a limited showing of a re-imagined version of Shakespeare's HENRY V. Shakespeare's definitive parable of war and warriors will directed by Broadway veteran, Mary Lou Rosato, at the legendary American Theatre of Actors - one of the last great theaters of the famed off-off Broadway movement - for a special limited run.

Crime Writer Patricia Highsmith is the Subject of Joanna Murray-Smith's SWITZERLAND

59E59 Theaters welcomes the NYC premiere of SWITZERLAND written by Joanna Murray-Smith and directed by Dan Foster. Produced by Hudson Stage Company,SWITZERLAND begins performances on Thursday, February 7 for a limited engagement through Sunday, March 3.

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