Earl Kim

Earl Kim is an international actor, theatre-creator, fight choreographer, and performing artist currently based in Los Angeles, California. His work has been seen in Australia, the United Kingdom, Canada, Ireland, South Korea, Russia, and throughout the US.  He holds an MFA in Acting from East 15 Acting School in London, and a BFA in Contemporary Performance from Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado.  He is also an Apprentice Instructor with the British Academy of Dramatic Combat and has staged violence in numerous productions around the world.  In addition to stage combat, he incorporates the Suzuki Method of Actor Training, the Viewpoints, Butoh, Biomechanics, and Laban as part of his pedagogical and artistic explorations.   Selected Credits: Film/TV- Avengers: Age of Ultron, Strike Back (Season 5), Shameless (Showtime) Radio- The Octoroon (BBC Radio 3), Theatre- Book of Days (Arcola - London), Macbeth (Shakespeare’s Globe - London, West End - Tristan Bates), The Three Sisters (GITIS-Russia), Cabaret (QPAC- Australia), Merica (Anywhere Theatre Festival – Australia, Gale Theatre Co. - Austin, TX)


Skill Proficiency History

Date Weapon Location Grade

Worlds Stage Combat Certification

Aug 24, 2016 Broadsword and Shield Toronto, Ontario Recommended Pass
Aug 23, 2016 Unarmed Toronto, Ontario Basic Pass
Aug 23, 2016 Small Sword Toronto, Ontario Basic Pass
Aug 23, 2016 Knife Toronto, Ontario Basic Pass

LA Fight Academy

Sep 27, 2015 Rapier and Dagger Los Angeles, California Basic Pass
Sep 27, 2015 Small Sword Los Angeles, California Recommended Pass
Sep 27, 2015 Broadsword Los Angeles, California Recommended Pass

MACE - Movement and Combat Education

Jan 8, 2012 Single Sword Saint Charles, Illinois Recommended Pass
Jan 7, 2012 Broadsword Saint Charles , Illinois Recommended Pass
Jan 7, 2012 Broadsword Saint Charles, Illinois Recommended Pass
Jan 7, 2012 Knife Saint Charles, Illinois Recommended Pass
Jan 6, 2012 Unarmed Saint Charles, Illinois Recommended Pass
Jan 6, 2012 Broadsword and Shield Saint Charles, Illinois Recommended Pass

Denver Center Theatre Academy

Dec 11, 2010 Rapier and Dagger Denver, Colorado Basic Pass
Feb 9, 2008 Single Sword Denver, Colorado Basic Pass

Denver Center Theatre Academy

Mar 21, 2009 Knife Denver, Colorado Recommended Pass
Mar 21, 2009 Knife Denver, Colorado Recommended Pass

2009 Winter Wonderland Workshop

Jan 18, 2009 Broadsword Elgin, Illinois Recommended Pass
Jan 18, 2009 Knife Elgin, Illinois Recommended Pass

The Denver Center Theatre Academy - University of Denver

May 21, 2008 Rapier and Dagger Denver, Colorado Basic Pass