Prepare for a battle of intergalactic proportions in our sci-fi stage combat holiday programme. For 3 days you’ll be beamed into hyper space for some intense interstellar action as you take on the aliens and androids …
Fun and safe, this stage combat programme for ages 7+ will teach you unarmed combat (punches, falls and sells )and armed stage combat techniques as you practice your skills with a variety of weapons (light sabre noodles/ nerf guns).
Led by professional stunt people/tutors from The New Zealand Stage and Screen Combat School, you’ll discover how to use your body to tell a story physically with your body, facial expressions and vocalisation. You’ll analyse existing fight scenes to see how the professionals do it and you’ll discover how to safely perform combat manoeuvres using visual illusions and timing.
Level 2 Restrictions
Places in courses will be reduced to allow for social distancing of 2m for activities. This course has a maximum of 12 participants.
Activities for courses will be planned with social distancing in mind.
There will be no end of course performances for any holiday programmes under Level 2.
Prior to the start of the course, you will receive an email detailing TAPAC’s Level 2 guidelines for students and visitors.
If the programme needs to be cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions or low enrolments, you will receive a refund.
The New Zealand Stage and Screen Combat School
Founded by Alexander James Holloway, The New Zealand Stage Combat School aims to deliver top quality training to performers and stage combat enthusiasts alike. After completing his BA HONS at East 15 drama school, Alexander worked on the West End and in London as a professional fight choreographer and or fighter for many years. Inspired by great films like Lord Of The Rings and The Hobbit Alexander moved to New Zealand to share his expertise in Stage Combat and Alexander now teaches at some of the best theatres and drama schools in New Zealand.