Full course description
The Joys and Thrills of Unarmed Stage Combat - Andres Lopez
Mar. 2nd & 3rd - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm - In person in Lilly Hall 328 Black Box Theater
Includes both days
Wear clothes you feel comfortable moving in and athletic
Calling all actors, directors, and theater lovers: Learn how to fake fight! In this course, we will cover the fundamentals and techniques of unarmed stage combat, from pushes to punches, from shoves to (non-contact) slaps. Emphasis will be placed in the safe and proper execution of these techniques and more while also investigating how to create convincing choreography.
Saturday: The basics: pushes, pulls, grapples, slaps, non-contact punches, introduction to choreography.
Sunday: Contact punches, elbows, and kicks; choreography--geography of the fight. Show and tell: choreographing a fight with your partner and showing the class.