Lauren Williams

Ren

Lauren “Ren” Williams, a native Washingtonian, has resided in Philadelphia since her graduation from the Duke Ellington in 2005. Having developed a background in ballet and modern, Lauren has also ventured into other areas of performance art, earning a BA in theater from Temple University in 2009. She has pursued freelance dance work, with companies such as Dance Fusion, Underground DanceWorks, and SWERVE under her belt. She has also pursued a career in stage combat, with certifications in 9 weapons with the Society of American Fight Directors. Ren currently choreographs under the name RenZoku DanceWorks, and currently co-directs the ETC Performance Series.


Skill Proficiency History

Date Weapon Location Grade

Temple University and Rose Academy of Armes

Apr 29, 2017 Single Sword Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Recommended Pass
Apr 29, 2017 Unarmed Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Recommended Pass

Tempe/Rose Academy of Armes

Dec 10, 2016 Broadsword and Shield Philadelphia , Pennsylvania Recommended Pass

Worlds Stage Combat Certification

Aug 24, 2016 Rapier and Dagger Toronto, Ontario Recommended Pass
Aug 24, 2016 Small Sword Toronto, Ontario Recommended Pass
Aug 24, 2016 Knife Toronto, Ontario Recommended Pass
Aug 24, 2016 Broadsword Toronto, Ontario Basic Pass
Aug 24, 2016 Broadsword and Shield Toronto, Ontario Basic Pass

Temple University/Rose Academy of Armes

Dec 5, 2015 Quarterstaff Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Recommended Pass
Dec 5, 2015 Knife Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Recommended Pass

Fast & Furious

Mar 21, 2015 Broadsword Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Basic Pass
Mar 21, 2015 Unarmed Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Basic Pass
Mar 21, 2015 Rapier and Dagger Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Recommended Pass
Mar 21, 2015 Small Sword Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Recommended Pass

Temple University/studio classes

Dec 7, 2013 Rapier and Dagger Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Recommended Pass
Dec 7, 2013 Single Sword Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Recommended Pass
Dec 7, 2013 Unarmed Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Recommended Pass
Dec 7, 2013 Small Sword Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Recommended Pass
Dec 7, 2013 Broadsword Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Recommended Pass
Dec 7, 2013 Broadsword and Shield Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Recommended Pass
Dec 7, 2013 Quarterstaff Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Recommended Pass
Dec 7, 2013 Knife Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Recommended Pass

Temple University

Dec 1, 2012 Broadsword Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Recommended Pass
Dec 1, 2012 Rapier and Dagger Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Recommended Pass
Dec 1, 2012 Quarterstaff Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Recommended Pass
May 5, 2012 Small Sword Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Recommended Pass
May 7, 2011 Rapier and Dagger Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Basic Pass
May 7, 2011 Single Sword Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Recommended Pass
May 7, 2011 Unarmed Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Recommended Pass
May 7, 2011 Broadsword and Shield Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Recommended Pass
May 9, 2009 Single Sword Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Recommended Pass
May 9, 2009 Unarmed Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Recommended Pass