Caitlyn Herzlinger

Caitlyn Herzlinger is a certified teacher with the Society of American Fight Directors (SAFD) as well as a Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance and the Assistant Professor of Movement and Acting at the University of Southern Mississippi. Her specialized training in stage combat has given her the opportunity to teach all over the country, in states including; New York, Illinois, California, Louisiana, Florida, Minnesota, Wisconsin and now Mississippi. Formerly, she worked as an adjunct professor of theatre at Eureka College and was the owner of Summer Moon Yoga, a yoga studio located in Macomb, Illinois.

 

In addition to teaching, Caitlyn works as an actress, director and fight director. She has performed and directed numerous shows for children’s theatres across the country including, The National Theatre for Children, CLIMB theatre, Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre and Playground Drama Day Camp. Her fight direction has been seen on stage at Eureka College, Monmouth College, SUNY New Paltz and Western Illinois University. She recently appeared in and fight directed King Lear at the Center for Performing Arts in Rhinebeck, NY and as was an assistant fight director for The Heart of Robinhood at The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival. 


Skill Proficiency History

Date Weapon Location Grade

CISCO 2015

Jun 6, 2015 Small Sword Eureka, Illinois Recommended Pass

WIU

Jan 16, 2015 Rapier and Dagger Macomb, Illinois Recommended Pass
Jan 16, 2015 Unarmed Macomb, Illinois Recommended Pass

Western Illinois University

Dec 16, 2014 Knife Macomb, Illinois Recommended Pass
Apr 30, 2012 Rapier and Dagger Macomb, Illinois Recommended Pass
Dec 11, 2010 Single Sword Macomb, Illinois Recommended Pass
May 8, 2010 Unarmed Macomb, Illinois Recommended Pass
Dec 11, 2008 Unarmed Macomb, Illinois Recommended Pass

Central Illinois Stage Combat Workshop

Jun 7, 2013 Broadsword Eureka, Illinois Recommended Pass
Jun 7, 2013 Single Sword Eureka, Illinois Recommended Pass
Jun 7, 2013 Broadsword and Shield Eureka, Illinois Recommended Pass
Jun 3, 2011 Single Sword Eureka, Illinois Recommended Pass
Jun 3, 2011 Broadsword and Shield Eureka, Illinois Recommended Pass
Jun 5, 2009 Broadsword and Shield Eureka, Illinois Recommended Pass
Jun 5, 2009 Small Sword Eureka, Illinois Basic Pass

Central Illinois Stage Combat Workshop 2012

Jun 3, 2012 Broadsword Eureka, Illinois Recommended Pass
Jun 3, 2012 Knife Eureka, Illinois Recommended Pass
Jun 3, 2012 Unarmed Eureka, Illinois Recommended Pass
Jun 3, 2012 Small Sword Eureka, Illinois Recommended Pass
Jun 3, 2012 Quarterstaff Eureka, Illinois Recommended Pass

SUNY Fredonia

May 13, 2008 Broadsword Fredonia, New York Basic Pass