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University of North Carolina School of the Arts Winston Salem, NC
June 22nd - July 11th, 2014.
Internationally recognized as the premier stage combat training program featuring training conducted by the best instructors, directors, and fight masters in the business!
Don't miss this opportunity. Learn more about the 2014 NSCW.
Also, don't forget to join the SAFD or renew your membership today!
The Society of American Fight Directors is an internationally recognized non-profit organization dedicated to promoting safety and fostering excellence in the art of stage combat. Whether you are a producer, director, actor or teacher, we can help accelerate your stage combat skills.
SAFD members gain access to a world class networking organization, high calibre stage combat training, and mentorship all designed to maximize your career opportunities. Our members include professional actors, directors, producers, educators, dancers, singers, stunt performers, historians, and armorers working in theatre, film, television, all levels of academia, stunt shows, opera, and the video gaming industry.
Anyone interested in the art of staged combat can become a member of the SAFD. Our members enjoy superior benefits designed to make the most of their skills and opportunities. Among those:
For more than thirty years the SAFD has conducted training and skills proficiency testing with an emphasis on safety and excellence in the art of staged combat: The SAFD offers professional stage combat training and educational opportunities leading to designations in four categories:
Actor Combatant | Advanced Actor Combatant | Certified Teacher |Fight Director
The SAFD also offers the Friend of the SAFD membership for those who are beginning their staged combat training journeys, or for those who are simply interested in taking advantage of SAFD membership benefits.