Dan O'Driscoll

Certified Teacher/Fight Director

Dan O’Driscoll has choreographed the violence in 212 theatrical/film productions. In addition, he has assisted another 80 productions both on Broadway and Off-Broadway which have garnered 54 Lucille Lortel nominations, 40 Drama Desk nominations, 27 Outer Critics Circle nominations, 21 Drama League nominations, 15 Tony Award nominations, 14 OBIE awards, 11 Off-Broadway Alliance nominations and 2 New York Drama Critics' Circle nominations and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.  See www.swordandtherose.com for a full list of credits.

As a stage combat instructor - Dan has taught at New York University - Tisch School of the Arts (2001-2019), Montclair State University (2001-2016), SUNY - New Paltz (2009), SUNY - Nassau Community College (2006-2008, 2013-2016), the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts (Summer, 2015) and Marymount Manhattan College (2016 - present).

Dan is a Certified Teacher with the Society of American Fight Directors since 2004, awarded Fight Director status in 2018 and is a full member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society.


Skill Proficiency History

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