Benjamin Cole (pronouns not set)

I am Director of the Theatre School Education and Outreach for North Coast Repertory Theatre in Solana Beach, CA. I also act, teach, direct, and fight choreograph professional and theatre school productions in San Diego. I'm A/C and frequently do Fight Choreography for local theatre, University, and High School productions. I also act in roles the require combat, or find ways of making roles more physical at every opportunity. Call or email if you'd like to cast me or hire me for choreography! Instructors: D.C. Wright, Mark “Rat” Guinn Recognized Actor Combatant by the SAFD, 2007. SAFD Recognized Basic Proficiency in Unarmed*, Broadsword, Knife, Quarterstaff, Rapier and Dagger, Small Sword; Theatrical Combatant in Unarmed, Quarterstaff, Rapier and Dagger, and Small Sword from Dueling Arts International; Experience in sword and shield, single sword, long rifle, pistol, and torch *Received Examiner’s Award for Excellence from SAFD President, Chuck Coyl -Fight Choreographer/Directing/Film and Acting resumes available upon request

Skill Proficiency History

Date Weapon Location Grade

University of Kentucky and Rat Pack Productions

Sep 20, 2014 Unarmed Lexington, Kentucky Basic Pass

University of Idaho

Dec 27, 2012 Single Sword Moscow, Idaho Basic Pass

Winter Wonderland Workshop

Jan 9, 2011 Quarterstaff St. Charles, Illinois Recommended Pass
Jan 8, 2011 Small Sword St. Charles, Illinois Basic Pass

Oklahoma Shakespearean Festival

Jul 19, 2008 Broadsword unknown, Oklahoma Basic Pass
Jul 19, 2008 Rapier and Dagger unknown, Oklahoma Basic Pass
Jul 19, 2008 Knife unknown, Oklahoma Basic Pass