Jason Paul Tate

Performer/Movement Director/Pyrotechnician

Jason Paul Tate is a performer and movement director originally from Kentucky and now based in New York City. His work has been onstage at the Metropolitan Opera, in Central Park, and in a number of downtown venues including Classic Stage Company, Ars Nova, Rattlestick, the Gene Frankel, and TheatreLab. His work has also appeared in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the New York Fringe Festival and regionally at A.R.T., Great Lakes Theatre, Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Kentucky Conservatory Theatre and at a number of the country's outdoor dramas including the Tony-Award winning The Lost Colony. As a guest instructor and professor, Jason has taught and choreographed productions for The New School, New York Film Academy, Hofstra University, Florida State University, the Asolo Conservatory, University of Kentucky, University of Central Florida, University of North Carolina -Charlotte, Berea College, Transylvania University, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi and the University of North Carolina School for the Arts. Jason is a Certified Teacher with the SAFD, having served on staff at the National Stage Combat Workshop, the Stage Combat Workshop at Louisiana Tech, the A-Town Throwdown, and the Lonestar Smash. He is also a founding member of the movement solutions company, Neutral Chaos, LLC; offering classes in New York City and sponsors of the Tourist Trap Stage Combat and Stunt Workshop.



Skill Proficiency History

Date Weapon Location Grade

The Lost Colony 2016

Jul 25, 2016 Knife Manteo, North Carolina Recommended Pass

2016 NSCW - AACW & Interns

Jul 8, 2016 Rapier and Dagger Winston-Salem, North Carolina Recommended Pass
Jul 8, 2016 Single Sword Winston-Salem, North Carolina Recommended Pass

Tourist Trap 2016

Feb 28, 2016 Small Sword Orlando, Florida Recommended Pass

The Lost Colony 2015

Aug 15, 2015 Rapier and Dagger Manteo, North Carolina Recommended Pass
Aug 15, 2015 Knife Manteo, North Carolina Recommended Pass

Neutral Chaos Summer 2015

Jul 27, 2015 Quarterstaff New York, New York Recommended Pass

Horn in the West

Jul 31, 2011 Small Sword Boone, North Carolina Basic Pass
Jul 31, 2011 Broadsword Boone, North Carolina Recommended Pass
Jul 31, 2011 Knife Boone, North Carolina Recommended Pass
Jul 31, 2011 Unarmed Boone, North Carolina Recommended Pass
Jul 31, 2011 Broadsword and Shield Boone, North Carolina Recommended Pass

Florida State University

Apr 24, 2009 Single Sword Tallahassee, Florida Basic Pass
Apr 24, 2009 Rapier and Dagger Tallahassee, Florida Basic Pass
Apr 24, 2009 Quarterstaff Tallahassee, Florida Basic Pass
Apr 19, 2008 Broadsword Tallahassee, Florida Basic Pass
Apr 19, 2008 Knife Tallahassee, Florida Basic Pass
Apr 19, 2008 Quarterstaff Tallahassee, Florida Basic Pass