Rowan Johnson

Advanced Actor Combatant

A native of Conway, Arkansas, Rowan comes to us from an international physical theatre background. She holds a BA in Theatre Arts from Hendrix College, an MA in Theatre from Louisiana Tech University, and has traveled extensively pursuing higher education in movement and drama at such schools as the Accademia dell’Arte, Flic Scuola di Circo, Trapeze School New York, and the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Miss Johnson is an advanced actor combatant with the Society of American Fight Directors, member of the British Academy of Stage and Screen Combat, and lifelong martial artist. Johnson’s stage credits include Titania in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Girl in Summertree, and Arlecchino in various Commedia performances. As a circus artist, Rowan has performed as an aerialist with the Reale Società Ginnastica di Torino and as a contortionist in Freak Show Follies. She has served as Fight Director for You Can’t Take it With You and We Are Thy Labyrinth, and stunt coordinated such films as The Bloodstone Diaries: The Thief of All Things, Seven Souls, Never Stop Running, and The Iron Princess.


Skill Proficiency History

Date Weapon Location Grade

Louisiana Tech University

Apr 4, 2015 Unarmed Ruston, Louisiana Basic Pass
May 22, 2014 Single Sword Ruston, Louisiana Recommended Pass
May 22, 2014 Knife Ruston, Louisiana Recommended Pass
May 22, 2014 Small Sword Ruston, Louisiana Recommended Pass
May 22, 2014 Quarterstaff Ruston, Louisiana Recommended Pass
May 17, 2013 Rapier and Dagger Ruston, Louisiana Recommended Pass
May 17, 2013 Unarmed Ruston, Louisiana Recommended Pass
May 17, 2013 Small Sword Ruston, Louisiana Recommended Pass
May 17, 2013 Broadsword and Shield Ruston, Louisiana Recommended Pass

National Stage Combat Workshop - SPRs

Jul 27, 2012 Broadsword Winston-Salem, North Carolina Recommended Pass
Jul 27, 2012 Unarmed Winston-Salem, North Carolina Recommended Pass
Jul 27, 2012 Rapier and Dagger Winston-Salem, North Carolina Basic Pass

National Stage Combat Workshop - SPTs

Jul 27, 2012 Single Sword Winston-Salem, North Carolina Recommended Pass
Jul 27, 2012 Small Sword Winston-Salem, North Carolina Basic Pass
Jul 27, 2012 Broadsword and Shield Winston-Salem, North Carolina Basic Pass

The Denver Center Theatre Academy - University of Denver

May 21, 2008 Unarmed Denver, Colorado Basic Pass