The Texas Intensive
The Texas Intensive is in it's 10th year as a Workshop that is Sanctioned by the Society of American Fight Directors. Certified Teachers, Fight Directors and Fight Masters come from all over the USA to teach classes in the art of Staged Combat, i.e. creating the illusion of violence for stage or screen. The workshop takes place annually on Saturday and Sunday of Labor Day Weekend.
Classes are geared towards actors, directors, and aspiring fight choreographers. Anyone may attend with the understanding that it is a physical discipline. All equipment is supplied at the workshop. Minors may participate with parental permission.
The Society of American Fight Directors is a nationwide organization dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in the art and teaching of Staged Combat in the United States. Their website is http://www.safd.org/
How to attend: download and fill out the attached form and return it via email, fax or mail to the address on the form.
Price: $175.00 for the Texas Intensive, full weekend workshop. $85.00 for the High School Teachers workshop only. Paypal users must include an additional $5 transaction fee. Forms of payment are indicated on the registration form.
Where to stay: hotels in downtown Houston or at the Hilton hotel on the UH Campus; we do NOT recommend ANY hotels along I-45.
Jack Young at UH
SAFD Fight Director