New Jersey Stage December 2014 | Page 114

A Stab At Stage Combat By Jon Ciccarelli SHARE BUTTON For anyone looking to get into the acting business there are numerous skills that need to be learned and honed before one can take center stage or hit the mark. Whether its scene study, Shakespeare audition pieces, improving singing technique or working New Jersey Stage on camera, the tools of the trade need to be learned from working professionals that have trained for years in their area of expertise. Very often though actors ignore an area of dramatic study that is integral to theatre and film, the art of stage combat. December 2014 pg 114