Unleash your inner superhero in this fun, safe stage combat programme for ages 7+. You’ll learn unarmed and armed stage combat techniques and learn to take on the bad guys and girls, all while looking super cool!
This holiday programme 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.
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.