Alyssa Kay

Northwest Regional Representative, Actor Combatant

Alyssa Kay is an actor, combat and intimacy choreographer, and movement coach local to the Puget Sound area. She has been practicing stage combat since the age of twelve, informed by a strong background in dance and physical theater. Alyssa earned her BA in Drama from the University of Washington in 2005, and further trained in mask, clown, commedia, and physical ensemble theater at the Accademia dell'Arte in Arezzo, Italy.

Alyssa has worked with a wide range of Seattle companies over the years as an actor and choreographer, including Seattle Shakespeare Company, Book-It Repertory Theatre, Seattle Opera, Harlequin Productions, Off-Road Shakespeare, and GreenStage. Her work can also be seen in the films "Dark Dungeons", "Penny Palabras", and "Shadowed", and the web series "JourneyQuest" and "Dead Drift". Alyssa is passionate about the safe, effective, and impactful portrayal of violence and intimacy on stage and in film and is proud to be a member of the SAFD.


Skill Proficiency History

Date Weapon Location Grade

Freehold 2019/20

Jan 27, 2020 Single Sword Seattle, Washington Recommended Pass
Jan 27, 2020 Knife Seattle, Washington Recommended Pass

Seattle R&D recert 2020

Jan 26, 2020 Rapier and Dagger Seattle, Washington Recommended Pass

Freehold 2019

Aug 26, 2019 Unarmed Seattle , Washington Basic Pass

Seattle re-cert Broadsword

Sep 11, 2018 Broadsword Seattle, Washington Basic Pass

Freehod 2018

May 6, 2018 Quarterstaff Seattle, Washington Recommended Pass

Seattle Renewals

Oct 2, 2016 Small Sword Seattle, WA, Washington Basic Pass

Seattle Renewals

Jan 3, 2015 Rapier and Dagger Seattle, Washington Recommended Pass

MACE - Movement and Combat Education

Jan 12, 2014 Broadsword Saint Charles, Illinois Basic Pass

Comrades At Arms

Jun 16, 2013 Broadsword and Shield Seattle, Washington Basic Pass

Freehold and Geoffrey Alm

Jun 17, 2012 Single Sword Seattle, Washington Basic Pass

Freehold Studio

Jun 19, 2011 Broadsword Seattle, Washington Basic Pass
Jun 19, 2011 Rapier and Dagger Seattle, Washington Recommended Pass
Jun 19, 2011 Unarmed Seattle, Washington Recommended Pass