The Actors Centre

Introduction to Unarmed Combat

The Actors Centre is a renowned advanced professional development centre dedicated to supporting professional actors.

Our course ‘Introduction to Unarmed Combat’ is a fun, two-day intensive in unarmed stage combat with theatre and film fight director Keith Wallis. This short course is perfect for those who are new to the world of stage combat, or for more experienced actors who are looking to brush on their skills and refine their stage fighting techniques further. The workshop will be taught by a tutor from the Actors Centre's regular programme for professional actors.

You'll have a chance to explore the fundamentals of safe and effective stage fighting, learning a wide range of different skills and developing a strong 'toolkit' of techniques that are vital for fight performance in the industry. Alongside basic technique, participants will have the opportunity to learn and perform fight choreography, with the option of attaining a basic certification in unarmed stage combat. Please suitable loose clothing and appropriate footwear for movement work. 


Upcoming Dates:

Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 May, 10.30-17.30


Cost : £165

View the Course Pack here as a word document or PDF





Completion of this Introduction to Unarmed Combat course is not a guarantee of eligibility for Actors Centre membership. Please wear suitable clothing for movement. By purchasing a space on our Introduction to Unarmed Combat course you are agreeing to our Terms and Conditions. This workshop is for those aged 16 and above.