Philosophy: The Director is the primary advocate for the audience. As director, my first responsibility is to reveal to the audience the heart of the playwright’s work in the most evocative, engaging, and exciting way possible.
Philosophy: First and foremost, stage combat must be safe and comfortable for the combatants. Second it must serve the director’s vision for the piece. Third it must be motivated and grounded in character. All other considerations are subordinate to these priorities.