Ian Bond

Ian is a Seattle based actor, teacher, and fight director. He has had the good fortune to train seriously with FM Geof Alm. In Seattle he has fight directed for the University of Washington Undergraduate Theatre Society, Book-It Repertory Theatre, Washington Ensemble Theatre, and Kent-Meridian High School. He has performed all over Seattle and taught with Seattle University, Filament: A Collaboration Lab, Taproot Theatre, and Lakeside School.

He has a BA in Theatre from Davidson College where he had the privilege of working with the Royal Shakespeare Company. After college he spent three years as a Resident Ensemble Member of the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company where he played roles such as Romeo, Hamlet, and Mr. Darcy, taught students about acting with heightened text, and performed many fights directed by FM Drew Fracher. In Cincinnati he also had the privilege of assisting CT Alicia Rodis in a stage combat workshop with CSC.

Since 2013 he has been performing, teaching, and fight directing in the Pacific Northwest. He is a Motion Capture Artist currently working on The Ghost of Tsushima with SuckerPunch Productions. Ian also spends time teaching kids how to communicate, share, and tell stories together through the tabletop roleplaying game Dungeons & Dragons. He is often found playing board games, rock climbing, and trying to create more equitable spaces for humans to create together.


Skill Proficiency History

Date Weapon Location Grade

Freehold 2019/20

Jan 27, 2020 Single Sword Seattle, Washington Basic Pass
Jan 27, 2020 Knife Seattle, Washington Recommended Pass

Freehold 2019

Aug 26, 2019 Rapier and Dagger Seattle , Washington Basic Pass
Aug 26, 2019 Unarmed Seattle , Washington Basic Pass
Aug 26, 2019 Broadsword Seattle , Washington Basic Pass

Freehod 2018

May 6, 2018 Quarterstaff Seattle, Washington Recommended Pass

Freehold Theatre/Lab

Dec 10, 2017 Small Sword Seattle, Washington Recommended Pass

Freehold 2017

Apr 22, 2017 Broadsword and Shield Seattle, Washington Recommended Pass