Robb Hunter

Fight Director Representative, Certified Fight Director, Certified Teacher

Robb Hunter is a member of AEA, SAG/AFTRA, the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society and is a Certified Fight Director, Teacher of Stage Combat and Theatrical Firearms Instructor for the Society of American Fight Directors. As a professional fight director he has choreographed violence/movement for many DC theatres including The Shakespeare Theatre, Arena Stage, Center Stage, Washington National Opera, Woolly Mammoth Theatre, Ford’s Theatre, The Studio Theatre (where he has received multiple Helen Hayes Award nominations for his choreography), Olney Theatre, The Baltimore Shakespeare Festival, Rep Stage, and Washington Shakespeare Company. Robb holds an MFA in Theatre Pedagogy from the Virginia Commonwealth University and is currently the combat instructor for the Shakespeare Theatre's one year intensive MFA program, the Academy of Classical Acting. He is also an Artist in Residence at American University where he choreographs, directs and teaches movement, mime, stage combat, acting and various sections of theatre history. In addition he also teaches stage combat for McDaniel College and for the MFA program at Catholic University. Robb is currently a teaching artists for The Shakespeare Theatre and for the Acting Conservatory at The Studio Theatre. When he is not teaching or directing violence he is “enabling” it through his theatrical weapons rental company, Preferred Arms, Inc. which supplies swords, knives and assault rifles to theatres and universities nationwide ( Before becoming a professional Fight Director Robb was an actor and was fortunate enough to have spent an amazing three years working with Michael J. Fox as his stand-in and stunt double.

Skill Proficiency History

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