Dusten Welch (He/Him/His)

Dusten is an award-winning fight choreographer with The Kennedy Center for the Arts American College Theatre Festival (Fight Director of Merit | 2006 & 2015), and an award winning director with Scene Magazine (Best Outdoor Arts Experience - A Midsummer Night's Dream | 2015). His fight choreography has been seen at Great Lakes Theater, Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Cleveland Playhouse, Cleveland Public Theatre, Cleveland Shakespeare Festival, Cleveland's Ensemble Theatre, Dobama Theatre, and educationally at The Academy for the Performing Arts, Ashland University, St. Bonaventure University, and Baldwin Wallace University. 

He is the Artistic Director for Cleveland Shakespeare Festival, and is an adjunct professor of Stage Combat for Baldwin Wallace University's BFA, MT, and BA programs. 

 

 


Skill Proficiency History

Date Weapon Location Grade

2022 CWRU test

Mar 12, 2022 Rapier and Dagger Cleveland, Ohio Recommended Pass
Mar 12, 2022 Quarterstaff Cleveland, Ohio Recommended Pass
Mar 12, 2022 Knife Cleveland, Ohio Recommended Pass

Cleveland SPR

Sep 22, 2021 Small Sword Cleveland, Ohio Recommended Pass
Sep 22, 2021 Broadsword and Shield Cleveland, Ohio Recommended Pass

Philadelphia Stage Combat workshop renewals 2019

Oct 25, 2019 Single Sword Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Basic Pass

Allegheny Alley Fight STUDENT TEST

May 11, 2019 Unarmed West Mifflin, Pennsylvania Recommended Pass
May 11, 2019 Broadsword West Mifflin, Pennsylvania Recommended Pass

SJMcDFights

Oct 19, 2015 Small Sword Crownsville, Maryland Recommended Pass

2015 NSCW - AACW & Interns

Jul 10, 2015 Unarmed Winston-Salem, North Carolina Recommended Pass
Jul 10, 2015 Broadsword and Shield Winston-Salem, North Carolina Recommended Pass
Jul 10, 2015 Quarterstaff Winston-Salem, North Carolina Recommended Pass
Jul 10, 2015 Rapier and Dagger Winston-Salem, North Carolina Basic Pass
Jul 10, 2015 Single Sword Winston-Salem, North Carolina Basic Pass
Jul 10, 2015 Broadsword Winston-Salem, North Carolina Basic Pass
Jul 10, 2015 Knife Winston-Salem, North Carolina Basic Pass

Northern Kentucky University

Dec 11, 2013 Single Sword Alexandria, Kentucky Recommended Pass
Jun 30, 2009 Broadsword Highland Heights, Kentucky Recommended Pass
Jun 30, 2009 Knife Highland Heights, Kentucky Recommended Pass
Jun 30, 2009 Unarmed Highland Heights, Kentucky Recommended Pass
Jun 30, 2009 Quarterstaff Highland Heights, Kentucky Recommended Pass

2009 March Madness Workshop

Mar 15, 2009 Rapier and Dagger Cincinnati, Ohio Recommended Pass