Dusten Welch

Dusten is an award-winning fight choreographer, director and teacher. Currently he serves as the artistic director and fight choreographer for Shakespeare by the Falls. He is an adjunct professor of Stage Combat for the BFA program at Baldwin Wallace University, where he also serves as resident fight choreographer. He is also a teacher of acting and stage combat at the Academy for the Performing Arts, a nationally recognized college preparatory program for theatrical arts. As a freelance fight choreographer, Dusten has choreographed violence for more than sixty theatrical productions. Recent choreography credits include: Cleveland Playhouse, Great Lakes Theatre, Cleveland Public Theatre, Cleveland Shakespeare Festival, Convergence-Continuum, Ensemble Theatre, Ashland University, St. Bonaventure University (NY). His fight choreography has been recognized by the Kennedy Center's American College Theatre Festival, IMDB, Cool Cleveland and Scene Magazine.

 


Skill Proficiency History

Date Weapon Location Grade

SJMcDFights

Oct 19, 2015 Small Sword Crownsville, Maryland Recommended Pass

2015 NSCW - AACW & Interns

Jul 10, 2015 Unarmed Winston-Salem, North Carolina Recommended Pass
Jul 10, 2015 Broadsword and Shield Winston-Salem, North Carolina Recommended Pass
Jul 10, 2015 Quarterstaff Winston-Salem, North Carolina Recommended Pass
Jul 10, 2015 Rapier and Dagger Winston-Salem, North Carolina Basic Pass
Jul 10, 2015 Single Sword Winston-Salem, North Carolina Basic Pass
Jul 10, 2015 Broadsword Winston-Salem, North Carolina Basic Pass
Jul 10, 2015 Knife Winston-Salem, North Carolina Basic Pass

Northern Kentucky University

Dec 11, 2013 Single Sword Alexandria, Kentucky Recommended Pass