With the SAFD
Enjoy the benefits of membership. Join the SAFD today!
Anyone interested in the art of staged combat can become a member of the SAFD. Our members enjoy superior benefits designed to make the most of their skills and opportunities. Among those:
- New members can join online for just $30.00 dollars, a 33% discount over the standard rate (1)
- Apply for scholarships for our National Stage Combat Workshops held every summer
- Professional networking with members and organizations worldwide
- Get listed in our web site stage combat directories, which can lead to acting and directing opportunities
Stay informed with access to The Cutting Edge Newsletter and
subscription to Fight Master Magazine
(1) Discount is for first time members who pay their initial dues using our secured online signup and payment system.
The Society of American Fight Directors is proud to announce its newest Fight Master:
Geoffrey Kent is a director, fight director, actor and teacher based out of Denver, Colorado. A former President of the Society of American Fight Directors, Geoffrey joined the SAFD in 1994 after passing his first skills proficiency test. He became a Certified Teacher in 2001, earned his Fight Director qualification soon after and is one of the inaugural Theatrical Firearms Safety instructors. A former publisher of the SAFD newsletter, the Cutting Edge, Geoffrey has fulfilled various stints with the Governing Body where he shepherded the move of the NSCW from UNLV to UNCSA, upgraded the SAFD to an online database and opened union doors with the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC).
2018 NSCW scholarship applications are now available!
Find more informtaiton about the NSCW Scholarships and Application Form
2018 NSCW Staff applications are now available!
Find more informtaiton about the NSCW Staff Applications
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you need to train with the best.
The Society of American Fight Directors is an internationally recognized non-profit organization dedicated to promoting safety and fostering excellence in the art of stage combat. Whether you are a producer, director, actor or teacher, we can help accelerate your stage combat skills.
SAFD members gain access to a world class networking organization, high calibre stage combat training, and mentorship all designed to maximize your career opportunities. Our members include professional actors, directors, producers, educators, dancers, singers, stunt performers, historians, and armorers working in theatre, film, television, all levels of academia, stunt shows, opera, and the video gaming industry.