J. Alex Cordaro
Certified Teacher, Theatrical Firearms Safety Instructor
J. Alex Cordaro- Stage Combat Teacher and Fight Director
Alex has directed fights for The McCarter Theatre Center, The Actors Theater of Louisville, The Wilma Theatre, The Arden Theatre Company, The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, Philadelphia Shakespeare Festival, Three Rivers Shakespeare Festival, Lantern Theater Company, Theater Exile, Inis Nua Theater Company, Philadelphia Artists Collective, Amaryllis Theater Company, Philadelphia Opera Company, Forensic Files on TRU TV, and others. Alex’s choreography has been sailing all across Europe and the Caribbean for the past six years in Royal Caribbean Cruise Line’s Saturday Night Fever! Alex has directed numerous fights for Philadelphia area dance companies and colleges.
As a teacher, Alex has worked with Arcadia University, Rowan University the North Carolina School of the Arts, University of the Arts, Temple University, and The University of Delaware. Alex is also a core instructor for the annual Philadelphia Stage Combat Workshop.
Alex is a Certified Teacher and Theatrical Firearms Safety Instructors with the Society of American Fight Directors, a three time Barrymore Award Nominee, and was featured on the Discovery Channel’s “Project Discovery” series: Careers in the Arts; Fight Director, and his choreography is currently on file at The Lincoln Center in New York.
Skill Proficiency History
Temple University and Rose Academy of Armes
|Apr 29, 2017||Rapier and Dagger||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||Recommended Pass|
|Apr 29, 2017||Knife||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||Recommended Pass|
|Nov 7, 2009||Single Sword||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||Recommended Pass|
|Nov 7, 2009||Knife||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||Recommended Pass|
|Nov 7, 2009||Unarmed||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||Recommended Pass|
|Nov 7, 2009||Small Sword||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||Recommended Pass|
Philly Cheesesteak 2009
|Oct 3, 2009||Broadsword||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||Recommended Pass|
|Oct 3, 2009||Rapier and Dagger||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||Recommended Pass|