Ensemble Bios

John Stead

SHAW 2016: Fight director for the season.

FOR THE SHAW: fight director for 15 previous seasons.

ELSEWHERE: head of stage combat for Stratford Festival; stage combat co-ordinator for National Theatre School; master instructor with Academy of Dramatic Combat; previous fight director for over 500 productions across North America.

FILM/TELEVISION: stunt co-ordinator on over 400 films and separate television episodes; director on several series, including XIII: The Series, The Bobby Buck Show, Dark Matter; directed 2 feature films and several short films, including the award-winning film The Waking.

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