Stage Combat

Combat and Stage Fighting is a necessity in today’s film, theatre and media industries. This course teaches effective illusions of violence, whether unarmed or with weapons.

Combat and Stage Fighting

    Course fee

    £615

     

    Concessionary Fee

    £545

Combat and stage fighting is a necessity in today’s film, theatre and media industries. The public want to see action sequences while the performers need to remain safe.

The course teaches effective illusions of violence, whether unarmed or with weapons.

The curriculum varies slightly year-on-year, but in previous years the course has included:

  • Personal combat
  • Period European and Asian fighting styles
  • Modern realistic fighting
  • Fencing
  • Slapstick.

At the end of the course, you will have developed a paired and small group sequence using some of these principles of combat and stage fighting.

If you pass the course you will be awarded the British Academy, or Dramatic Combat Foundation Level.

Due to the nature of the course, in order to pass, you must have 100% attendance. 

Course Detail

Dates: Monday 9th July 2018 - Friday 13th July 2018. 10:00 - 16:30 each day. 

Minimum Age: 18 years

Note: Because of the specialist nature of the course, a maximum of forteen students only will be enrolled. Places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Applicants must be confident speaking English to a conversational level (ideally IELTS score of 7.0 or equivalent). Applicants must be able to attend the full five days.

Visas and Immigration: If you are not from an EU or EEA country or Switzerland, you will need to obtain a Visa prior to entry to the UK (if you are a visa national) or upon entry to the UK (if you are a non-visa national). It is each student's responsibility to have the right documentation for study when they arrive at RCSSD.

Please note that you cannot enter the UK on a Visitor's Visa if your primary reason for travel is to study on this course. if you do not have a valid visa you will not be allowed to study at RCSSD.

See this website for more information.

Booking

Our courses are available on a first-come, first served basis in order of payment. To secure a place, please follow the steps below:-

1. Click on "Book Now" on the left-hand side of this screen and complete the online application.

2. You will then receive an automated email with confirmation of application and your Student ID number.

3. Please then call the office on 0207 559 3960 quoting your Student ID number to make payment of the course fee. Our phone line is open from 9am - 4.30pm,  Monday to Friday.

Please note, to confirm a place, payments must be received in full.