Martin Noyes

Professor and Certified Teacher

Martin Noyes is the Professor of Movement and Combat in the Performing Arts department at Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, GA. His responsibilities include teaching combat, movement, performance and makeup. Originally from Irvine, California he was worked as an actor, teacher and fight director. Before he moved to Savannah his most recent work was Shakespeare’s R and J at the Chance Theatre, other works at the Chance were Big Love, Cabaret, Never in my Lifetime, Hot n’ Throbbing, and A Christmas Story. Professor Noyes also has worked at South Coast Repertory fight directing such shows as Hitchcock Blonde, The Further Adventures of Hedda Gabler, Ridiculous Fraud (with Sharon Ott,) Bach at Leipzig, Nothing Sacred and System Wonderland. At Shakespeare Santa Cruz: King Lear, As You Like It, and Pygmalion. Martin is a Certified Teacher in the art of Stage Combat through the Society of American Fight Directors and has been fight directing for 29 years. Martin received his BFA from Southern Oregon University and his MFA from the University of Alabama, both in Theater with an emphasis in acting.


Skill Proficiency History

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