Jaq Seifert

Certified Teacher, Certified Theatrical Firearms Instructor, Professor, Actor, Fight Director

Jaq Seifert is a Certified Teacher, actor, fight director, and stage manager who has worked in New York City, DC, Singapore and Italy. Their BA in Theatre is from Virginia Tech and MFA is from Western Illinois. They are a graduate of Antonio Fava’s International School of Comic Acting (2005) and David Boushey’s International Stunt School (2007). They are an Adjuct Professor at Roosevelt University teaching Physical Comedy, and a Conservatory Instructor at Chicago High School for the Arts. They have also adjuncted at NYU, and taught as a guest artist at North Central College, Taylor University, Knox College, Shenandoah University, Eastern Illinois University, Fairfax County Public Schools, and at Western Illinois University as a grad assistant. They currently reside in Chicago where they act, fight direct, teach, and produce. 


Skill Proficiency History

Date Weapon Location Grade

MACE - Movement and Combat Education

Jan 7, 2012 Broadsword Saint Charles, Illinois Recommended Pass
Jan 7, 2012 Knife Saint Charles, Illinois Recommended Pass
Jan 7, 2012 Broadsword Saint Charles , Illinois Recommended Pass

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Carson School of Theatre and Film

Mar 18, 2011 Single Sword Lincoln, Nebraska Basic Pass

Western Illinois University

Oct 1, 2010 Small Sword Macomb, Illinois Recommended Pass

2010 Winter Wonderland Workshop 7

Jan 15, 2010 Unarmed Elgin, Illinois Recommended Pass

2009 National Stage Combat Workshops

Jul 24, 2009 Rapier and Dagger Winston-Salem, North Carolina Recommended Pass
Jul 24, 2009 Broadsword and Shield Winston-Salem, North Carolina Recommended Pass

2009 Winter Wonderland Workshop

Jan 18, 2009 Broadsword Elgin, Illinois Recommended Pass
Jan 18, 2009 Knife Elgin, Illinois Recommended Pass
Jan 18, 2009 Rapier and Dagger Elgin, Illinois Basic Pass

Combat, Inc.

Apr 13, 2008 Unarmed New York, New York Recommended Pass