Randy Messersmith

freelance fight choreographer and SAG/AFTRA actor

Randy( former  AAC)  recently retired from Scottsdale Community College after 30 years where he was the Theatre Arts Director/Residential Faculty in Performance.   Randy is Recommended in Unarmed and has a Basic Pass in Rapier and Dagger. After two knee replacements and emergency pacemaker surgery he is back slinging steel with joy! As a professional actor in the Phoenix area he performed lead roles in UNCLE VANYA, EQUIVOCATION, TITUS ANDRONICUS, BLOOD ROYAL, and his one-man show on Barry Goldwater, MR.CONSERVATIVE. His recent film roles include the short films DESPERADO NOIR, LAST WORDS and CADET. A recent feature film, INTERSECT, is soon to be released.  Another feature film, FIRST FAMILY, is in post-production with Randy appearing as the former President of the United States. He is a co-founder and former Artistic Director of the Southwest Shakespeare Company based in Mesa, AZ. www.randymessersmith.com


Skill Proficiency History

Date Weapon Location Grade

The Left Turn at Albuquerque

Feb 16, 2020 Knife Albuquerque, New Mexico Basic Pass

PVCC Fall 2019

Dec 9, 2019 Small Sword Phoenix, Arizona Basic Pass
Dec 9, 2019 Broadsword Phoenix, Arizona Basic Pass
Dec 9, 2019 Broadsword and Shield Phoenix, Arizona Basic Pass

Spring 2018 SPT

May 8, 2018 Rapier and Dagger Phoenix, Arizona Basic Pass
May 8, 2018 Unarmed Phoenix, Arizona Recommended Pass

2015 NSCW - AACW & Interns

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 Knife 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 Unarmed Winston-Salem, North Carolina Basic Pass
Jul 10, 2015 Small Sword Winston-Salem, North Carolina Basic Pass
Jul 10, 2015 Broadsword Winston-Salem, North Carolina Basic Pass

Paradise Valley Community College

May 11, 2015 Single Sword Phoenix, Arizona Recommended Pass
May 11, 2015 Rapier and Dagger Phoenix, Arizona Recommended Pass
May 11, 2015 Quarterstaff Phoenix, Arizona Recommended Pass
Dec 15, 2014 Broadsword Phoenix, Arizona Basic Pass
Dec 15, 2014 Small Sword Phoenix, Arizona Basic Pass
Dec 15, 2014 Broadsword and Shield Phoenix, Arizona Basic Pass

Regent University 2015

Mar 28, 2015 Single Sword Virginia Beach, Virginia Basic Pass

MACE

Jan 11, 2015 Unarmed Saint Charles, Illinois Recommended Pass

Scottsdale Community College

May 7, 2011 Single Sword Scottsdale, Arizona Basic Pass
May 7, 2011 Unarmed Scottsdale, Arizona Basic Pass
May 7, 2011 Small Sword Scottsdale, Arizona Basic Pass