Randy Messersmith

Theatre Arts Director -Scottsdale community College

Randy is an Advanced Actor/Combatant(AAC) in SAFD with Recommended Passes in Unarmed, Single Sword, Rapier and Dagger, Quarterstaff, Knife,Sword and Shield, and Basic Passes in Small Sword and Broadsword. He recently attended the 2015 NSCW, 2015 Winter Wonderland Workshop and the 2015 Virginia Beach Bash.  He teaches Stage and Screen Combat at Scottsdale Community College where he is currently the Theatre Arts Director/Residential Faculty in Performance. As a professional actor in the Phoenix area he recently completed lead roles in UNCLE VANYA, EQUIVOCATION, TITUS ANDRONICUS, BLOOD ROYAL, and his one-man show on Barry Goldwater, MR.CONSERVATIVE. His recent film roles include the short films DESPERADO NOIR, LAST WORDS and CADET. A recent feature film, INTERSECT, is soon to be released. He is a co-founder and former Artistic Director of the Southwest Shakespeare Company based in Mesa, AZ.


Skill Proficiency History

Date Weapon Location Grade

2015 NSCW - AACW & Interns

Jul 10, 2015 Rapier and Dagger Winston-Salem, North Carolina Basic Pass
Jul 10, 2015 Single Sword Winston-Salem, North Carolina Basic Pass
Jul 10, 2015 Unarmed Winston-Salem, North Carolina Basic Pass
Jul 10, 2015 Small Sword Winston-Salem, North Carolina Basic Pass
Jul 10, 2015 Broadsword Winston-Salem, North Carolina Basic Pass
Jul 10, 2015 Broadsword and Shield Winston-Salem, North Carolina Recommended Pass
Jul 10, 2015 Quarterstaff Winston-Salem, North Carolina Recommended Pass
Jul 10, 2015 Knife Winston-Salem, North Carolina Recommended Pass

Paradise Valley Community College

May 11, 2015 Single Sword Phoenix, Arizona Recommended Pass
May 11, 2015 Rapier and Dagger Phoenix, Arizona Recommended Pass
May 11, 2015 Quarterstaff Phoenix, Arizona Recommended Pass
Dec 15, 2014 Broadsword Phoenix, Arizona Basic Pass
Dec 15, 2014 Small Sword Phoenix, Arizona Basic Pass
Dec 15, 2014 Broadsword and Shield Phoenix, Arizona Basic Pass

Regent University 2015

Mar 28, 2015 Single Sword Virginia Beach, Virginia Basic Pass

MACE

Jan 11, 2015 Unarmed Saint Charles, Illinois Recommended Pass

Scottsdale Community College

May 7, 2011 Single Sword Scottsdale, Arizona Basic Pass
May 7, 2011 Unarmed Scottsdale, Arizona Basic Pass
May 7, 2011 Small Sword Scottsdale, Arizona Basic Pass