The Actors' Institute has teamed up with The Action Emporium and the Academy of Performance Combat to offer masterclasses and Equity recognised exam courses in stage combat at basic, intermediate and advanced levels.
We offer courses and classes throughout the year in disciplines such as unarmed, single sword, knife, sword and shield, broadsword and stick fighting.
Classes are taught by
Tom Jordan is a professional Fight Choreographer and Stage Combat Instructor who works in Drama Schools and Theatres across the UK.
As well as leading the stage combat programme at the Actors' Institute, he is an Associate Practitioner and Choreographer for the Royal Shakespeare Company, experienced instructor and Vice Chairman of the Academy of Performance Combat, and is an associate teacher at Guildford School of Acting and the Institute of Contemporary Theatre.
He also runs The Action Emporium, which delivers APC exam courses from Basic to Honours.