David Saldivar (He/Him/His)
David Saldivar is a certified Advanced Actor Combatant with the Society of American Fight Directors.
He has been practicing martial arts since his early teens and studying stage combat since 2012. He graduated from University of Texas at Arlington in 2015 with a Bachelors in Theatre Arts. Recently, he has been studying Bolognese Sidesword with Dallas Renaissance Sword Guild in the Dallas area.
He has choreographed and assisted in several productions in the DFW metroplex with Shakespeare Dallas, Theatre Three, Texas A&M Commerce, Rover Dramawerks, Plaza Theatre Company, and various High Schools. He is also the fight director for Scarborough Renaissance Festival in addition to coordinating a Stage Combat Workshop for the festival's cast.
He is also the Operations Manager for Theatre Three in Uptown Dallas and helping in this newly minted position. In addition to theater he is a licensed pyrotechnician in Texas holding all three available licenses (FPO, FEO, and SEO).
- Operations Manager | Theatre Three, Inc.
Skill Proficiency History
NSCW 2022- Early Workshop SPTs/SPRs
|Aug 6, 2022||Rapier and Dagger||Ruston, Louisiana||Recommended Pass|
Dallas - Fall SPT
|Oct 23, 2021||Single Sword||Dallas, Texas||Recommended Pass|
|Oct 23, 2021||Knife||Dallas, Texas||Recommended Pass|
2021 National Stage Combat Workshop
|Aug 6, 2021||Small Sword||Ruston, Louisiana||Recommended Pass|
|Aug 6, 2021||Quarterstaff||Ruston, Louisiana||Recommended Pass|
|Aug 6, 2021||Broadsword and Shield||Ruston, Louisiana||Basic Pass|
|Aug 6, 2021||Knife||Ruston, Louisiana||Basic Pass|
|Aug 6, 2021||Rapier and Dagger||Ruston, Louisiana||Basic Pass|
|Aug 6, 2021||Unarmed||Ruston, Louisiana||Basic Pass|
|Aug 6, 2021||Broadsword||Ruston, Louisiana||Basic Pass|
NSCW 2021 Firearms Certification
|Jul 24, 2021||Firearm||Ruston, Louisiana||Recommended Pass|
Dallas Summer 2021
|Jul 23, 2021||Broadsword and Shield||Dallas, Texas||Recommended Pass|
Dallas Summer Intensive
|Aug 10, 2019||Single Sword||Dallas, Texas||Basic Pass|
|Aug 10, 2019||Broadsword||Dallas, Texas||Basic Pass|
SCDallas Spring SPT
|Apr 29, 2019||Knife||Dallas, Texas||Recommended Pass|
Arkansas State TFSC
|Sep 9, 2018||Firearm||Jonesboro, Arkansas||Recommended Pass|
Dallas Summer SPT 2018
|Aug 11, 2018||Unarmed||Dallas, Texas||Recommended Pass|
Texas SPT Spring 2018
|May 31, 2018||Small Sword||Dallas, Texas||Basic Pass|
Dallas Summer SPT
|Jul 30, 2017||Quarterstaff||Dallas, Texas||Basic Pass|
Texas Shakes/ SCDallas SPT
|May 1, 2017||Rapier and Dagger||Dallas, Texas||Recommended Pass|
|Jul 24, 2016||Knife||Dallas, Texas||Recommended Pass|