Try out stage combat during the Scenic City Slam

Come out to the first-ever stage combat workshop held in Tennessee.

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Channel your inner Tybalt and Mercutio during the Scenic City Slam.

Photo provided by BattleKat Combat

If you’re in the theater scene, you may be familiar with stage combat — choreographed “pretend” fights that are meant to look real, but keep the actors unharmed. BattleKat Combat is a local stage combat company that has choreographed several fights for theaters in the area.

The company is run by husband and wife, Will Snyder + Rachel Craig, and they are teaming up with UTC’s Theatre Department to host Scenic City Slam, the first-ever stage combat workshop in Tennessee.

The workshops will be held on Saturday, Oct. 14 + Sunday, Oct. 15, featuring a large variety of classes in addition to combat (think: stunt work, intimacy, and stage movement) for all skill levels. Note: You must be 18 years or older to participate, but those underage are welcome to observe the classes.

Interested in trying out stage combat? Grab your tickets online.

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