Charles Conwell
MFA, Brandeis University
BS, Northwestern University

SAFD Fight Director Charles Conwell, an old swashbuckler, created the stage combat program at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia in 1985. He is now a tenured professor at UArts where certification is available in all eight SAFD disciplines. He has directed fights for Arden Theater, Dartmouth University, Hartford Stage, Long Wharf Theater, McCarter Theater, Pennsylvania Ballet, Philadelphia Drama Guild, Prince Music Theater, University of Delaware, Walnut Street Theater, Wilma Theater, Yale Repertory Theater, Opera Delaware, Opera Company of Philadelphia and the Metropolitan Opera in NYC. He is the co-coordinator of the Philadelphia Stage Combat Workshop.

Class Schedule, Spring 2016

T,F08:30AM - 09:50AMSp St: Art of Japanese Sword
T02:30PM - 03:50PMStage Combat II
T10:00AM - 11:20AMStage Combat II
T04:00PM - 05:20PMStage Combat IV
T,F01:00PM - 02:20PMStage Combat VI
T,F01:00PM - 02:20PMStage Combat VIII

Contact Info

Office: Gershman Hall 1ST FL
Tel: 215-717-6454
Fax: 215-717-6364