Ted is an SAFD Certified Teacher and Advanced Actor Combatant, and began studying stage combat with the Society of American Fight Directors in the summer of 1987. Ted has directed fights for over 75 productions in professional and educational theatres all around the country. He studied with and assisted Dr. Robin McFarquhar (Fight Director and Certified Teacher with the SAFD) for 3 years while pursuing his MFA in Acting from the University of Illinois.
His extensive fight training includes the SAFD’s Teacher Training Workshop, the Fight Director’s Workshop and the Advanced Actor/Combatant Workshop. Ted is an award winning Actor, Director, Fight Choreographer, and Teacher, who currently teaches in the BFA program at Western Oregon University. He is co-owner of Revenge Arts Stage Combat with fellow CT Jonathan Cole.
- AEA, SAG, AFTRA
Skill Proficiency History