John Crosthwaite

Advanced Actor Combatant

"There’s a whole lot of violence in this play, and the fights choreographed by John Crosthwaite are entertainingly aggressive."

-Sam Hurwitt, Mercury News Correspondent/Bay Area News Group
Titus Andronicus

John Crosthwaite is a Working Actor, Stage Combat Teacher and Fight Choreographer for stage and screen.

John has performed countless violent acts (onstage) in many productions.

He has worked as a Fight Choreographer or "Violence Designer" for the following Film, Video, and Theater Productions:

Theater

Peter and the Star Catcher- Directed by Christine Mani, Solano College Theater, Fairfield, CA

She Kills Monsters- Directed by Nathan Day, Benicia High School, Benicia, CA

Titus Andronicus- Directed by Cathyrn Regan Muzaffar, Vallejo Shakespeare Festival, Vallejo, CA

How We Go On- Directed by Angelina LaBarre, Contra Costa Community College, San Pablo, CA

Legally Blonde-Directed by Noelle Arms, Poison Apple Productions, Martinez, CA

You can't take it with you- Directed by Ryan Weible, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA

Sleepy Hollow- Directed by Noelle Arms and John Crosthwaite, Poison Apple Productions, Martinez, CA

Taming of the Shrew -Oak Park Festival Theater, Oak Park, IL (Assistant  to Victor Bayona and Richard Gilbert. Fight Captain.)

13th Seat ( The Legend of King Arthur)- Directed by Noelle Arms and John Crosthwaite, Poison Apple Productions, Martinez, CA

Narnia: The Musical- Directed by Stephanie Carson, Poison Apple Productions, Martinez, CA

Twelfth Night- Directed by Angelina LaBarre, Roving Shakespeare Co, Fairfield, CA

Macbeth- Directed by Clinton Vidal, Vallejo Shakespeare Theater, Vallejo, CA

Guys and Dolls- Directed by Noelle Arms, Poison Apple Productions, Martinez, CA

Sam and Kate are Not Breaking Up- Directed by Sarah Gitenstein, New Colony, Chicago, IL

Sleuth- Directed by M.C Steffen , University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Hamlet -Oak Park Festival Theater, Oak Park, IL (Assistant  to Victor Bayona and Richard Gilbert. Fight Captain.)

School of Jesus Fish- Directed by Lloyd Vance, Darkroom Productions,  Vallejo and Fairfield, CA. 

Film, TV, Video

Platoon of Power Squadron [Episodes 6, 7, and 8]-Directed by Jake Jarvii

"Double Cross: Episode 6"- Directed by Alex Flaster (ID Networks) 

"Dark Hunger"- Directed by Anthony Williams 

"Citizen in the Temple"-Directed by Jason Huls

"Doll Murder Spree"- Directed by Reyna Young

"Uno"- Directed by Reyna Young

Full list of Credits can be found at:

  www.IMDb.me/Crosthwaite

 


Skill Proficiency History

Date Weapon Location Grade

The Theatre School @ DePaul University

Mar 8, 2012 Small Sword Chicago, Illinois Basic Pass
Mar 8, 2012 Broadsword Chicago, Illinois Recommended Pass
May 26, 2011 Knife Chicago, Illinois Basic Pass
May 26, 2011 Rapier and Dagger Chicago, Illinois Recommended Pass
May 26, 2011 Unarmed Chicago, Illinois Recommended Pass
Mar 15, 2011 Unarmed Chicago, Illinois Recommended Pass
Mar 15, 2011 Rapier and Dagger Chicago, Illinois Basic Pass
Mar 15, 2011 Quarterstaff Chicago, Illinois Basic Pass