Nathan DeCoux

Fight Choreographer, Weapon Maker, Certified Teacher

Nathan DeCoux was trained as an actor and director at NYU/Playwrights Horizons, where he first studied stage combat under Todd Loweth in 1992. He has been studying the martial arts since 1996, choreographing staged violence since 1999, has been teaching stage combat to actors since 2005, and has been an SAFD Certified Teacher since 2012. He is the Resident Fight Director for Mortal Folly Theater (www.motralfollytheatre.org). He is also the founder and sole proprietor of Gotham Armory (www.gothamarmory.com), where he makes aluminum weapons for the stage and screen and has supplied weaponry to several Broadway shows.

He currently lives in Kalamazoo, Michigan.


Skill Proficiency History

Date Weapon Location Grade

Ricki Fights

Jan 22, 2012 Knife New York City, New York Basic Pass
Jan 22, 2012 Unarmed New York City, New York Basic Pass

Swordplay

Dec 11, 2011 Broadsword and Shield New York, New York Recommended Pass
Sep 18, 2011 Rapier and Dagger New York, New York Recommended Pass

Swordplay Stage Combat

Jan 30, 2010 Small Sword New York, New York Basic Pass
Apr 26, 2009 Quarterstaff New York, New York Recommended Pass
Sep 14, 2008 Rapier and Dagger New York, New York Basic Pass
Mar 14, 2008 Knife New York, New York Recommended Pass

Fights 4

Aug 16, 2009 Broadsword New York, New York Recommended Pass
Aug 16, 2009 Single Sword New York, New York Recommended Pass

New York City

May 31, 2008 Broadsword and Shield New York, New York Basic Pass