Ian Claar

Actor/Combatant

Ian Claar is a lighting designer and staged violence artist and has been invovled in the performing arts for nearly 15 years. He has studied the art of staged violence since 2013, and continues to train, choreograph, and educate. Ian is the Managing Director of The Noble Blades stage combat troupe, based in Reston, Virginia. He has a degree in Design and Technical Theatre from Christopher Newport University and is a current Actor/Combatant with the SAFD.

Production Fight Direction credits include Matilda (Levine Music Theatre), The Game's Afoot (Reston Players), She Kills Monsters (DC International School), Or, (Theatre Prometheus), Dracula (Edison Drama), Superior Donuts (Reston Players), The Addams Family Musical (Rock Ridge Performing Arts), The Three Musketeers (Wakefield School), The Lion King, Jr. (Encore Stage & Studio), and Peter and the Starcatcher (Reston Players).


Skill Proficiency History

Date Weapon Location Grade

Tourist Trap 2019

Feb 17, 2019 Single Sword Orlando, Florida Basic Pass
Feb 17, 2019 Broadsword Orlando, Florida Basic Pass

Round House Theatre

Aug 13, 2018 Small Sword Washington, District of Columbia Recommended Pass

Tourist Trap 2018

Feb 25, 2018 Rapier and Dagger Orlando, Florida Basic Pass
Feb 25, 2018 Unarmed Orlando, Florida Basic Pass

SPT at Christopher Newport University

Apr 24, 2016 Single Sword Newport News, Virginia Basic Pass
Apr 24, 2016 Unarmed Newport News, Virginia Basic Pass
Apr 24, 2016 Broadsword Newport News, Virginia Basic Pass

Christopher Newport University

Apr 26, 2015 Rapier and Dagger Newport News, Virginia Basic Pass
Apr 26, 2015 Unarmed Newport News, Virginia Basic Pass