Jared Kirby

jaredkirby@hotmail.com

(646) 382-6945

Directing:
Gruntled Productions                Combat Therapy                                  Various
Access Theatre                         Let’s Fight About It!                            Various
Pax Amicus Theatre                  Woman in Black                                   by Stephen Mallatratt
Fusion Productions-NYC          Divorce…Anyone?                               by John Patrick
Pax Amicus Theatre                 Divorce…Anyone?                               by John Patrick
Coffman Theatre                      Transformations                                   by Stafford, et al.
X Theatre                                 Antigone                                              by Sophocles
X Theatre                                 The Glass Menagerie                            by Tennessee Williams
Bryant Lake Theatre                 Dante’s Self Cleaning Oven                   by Matt Foster

 

Education:
BA in Theatre (Minor in History, Women’s Studies) - University of Minnesota, Summa Cum Laude           

Certifications:

Art of Combat:  Certified University Instructor & Fight Director (head of the NY chapter)
Martinez Academy of Arms: Instructor in Spanish and Italian Rapier, French Foil
Independent Fight Director Guild: Fight Director
Society of American Fight Directors: Advanced Actor/Combatant

Publications:
Editor and co-translator of Italian Rapier Combat: translation of Ridolfo Capo Ferro's great opus on Italian Rapier from 1610, Greenhill Books.

Editor of The School of Fencing: reprint of Dominico Angelo's fine work on French Smallsword from 1787, Greenhill Books.

Weekend Workshops:
I teach one, two, and three day workshop all across the US/Canada, England, Scotland, Finland and Italy.  Full list available upon request but some notable local workshops include:

City College – NYC; Columbia University – NYC; Marymount College – NYC; University of Minnesota – Minneapolis, MI;  PAL – NYC; ASPIRA – NYC.