EmmaClaire Brightlyn

Action Designer, Fight Instructor  

Email: emmaclairebrightlyn@gmail.com

www.spotlight.com/0854-0199-4440                        

MA in Classical and Contemporary Text, Acting - R.S.A.M.D. (2010) 

BFA in Theatre, Acting Specialization - University of Victoria, Canada (2005)

Scottish/Canadian citizenship

Instruction

Specialist Tutor - Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Short Courses - stage combat - 2014, Glasgow.

Guest Instructor – Gilbert Patterson Middle School – stage combat basics - 2011, 2012, 2014, Lethbridge, Canada

Guest Artist - Edinburgh College - stage combat - 2014, Edinburgh.

Workshop Leader – Youth on the Quay Festival – stage combat – 2013, Greenock.

Workshop Leader – National Festival of Youth Theatre – stage combat – 2013, Glenrothes.

Instructor -  Ambassador Theatre Group “Ripple Effect” – stage combat basics – 2012, Glasgow, Scotland.

Assistant Instructor to Tim Klotz, YoungBlood Ltd. - all levels workshop -  2011, London, England.

Instructor – Glenmore Christian Academy basics – 2011, Calgary, Canada.

Assistant Instructor to Tim Klotz – small sword workshop – 2010, Banff, Canada.

Assistant Instructor to Lawrence Carmichael, YoungBlood Ltd. – basic workshop – 2010, Glasgow, Scotland.

 

Theatre Fight Direction

Hamlet - 2014 - Director Alasdair Hunter - Bard in the Botanics/Wilderness of Tigers

Ophelia - 2014 - Director Stewart Laing - A Play, a Pie and a Pint

Festen - 2014 - Director Maggie Kinloch - Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

The Libertine - 2014 - Director Dominic Hill - Citizen's Theatre/ Bristol Old Vic

Miss Julie – 2014 – Director Dominic Hill - Citizen’s Theatre  { Fight consultant }  

Dragon – 2013 – Directors Jamie Harrison and Candice Edmunds - National Theatre of Scotland/ Vox Motus

MCBTH – 2013 – Director Alasdair Hunter - University of Cumbria

Macbeth –2013 – Director Rachel O’Riordan - Perth Theatre/ The Tron

The Idiot at the Wall – 2013 – Director Emily Reutlinger - Stoirm Og

I’ll Keep the Light – 2013 – Director Alasdair Hunter - Cardboard Fox Theatre Co

Deadinburgh – 2013 – Director Barra Collins - LASTheatre

Takin’ Over the Asylum – 2013 – Director Mark Thomson - Royal Lyceum/ Citizens Theatre {Fight consultant}

Waiting for Lefty – 2013 – Director Christopher Emms - White Bear Theatre (London)

The Seafarer – 2013 – Director Rachel O’Riordan - Perth Theatre

The Maids – 2013 – Director Stewart Laing - Citizens Theatre

Edinburgh Fringe

          Defunct Pig – 2012 – Director Justyna Mytnik

           My Sister – 2012 – Director Debbie Hannan

Oran Mor, A Play, A Pie, and a Pint

           Private Lives – 2012 – Director Susan Worsfold

New Arts Concerts (touring production in Italy and Germany) {Assistant Fight Director}

           Ben Hur Live! (arena production) – 2011 – Director Philip Wm McKinley

The Arches:

           Dead Man’s Cell Phone – 2011 – Director Stasi Schaeffer

           One Good Beating – 2011 – Director Bill Wright

           Paragon – 2010 – Director Marcus Roche

           Marriage ala Mode – 2010 – Director Stasi Schaeffer

 

Stage Combat Training        

BADC Advanced Stage Combatant  – Unarmed/Knife, Quarterstaff, Broadsword, Case of Rapier, Small Sword, Sword and Buckler.

SAFDi Basic – Unarmed, Single Sword, Rapier and Dagger.

FDC Basic  – Unarmed, Single Sword, Rapier and Dagger, Quarterstaff.

The Nordic Stage Fight Society Summer Workshop – Advanced Class – 2013

The International Paddy Crean Workshop 2008/09 and 2010/11

With YoungBlood Ltd:

           Shakespeare’s Swords – 2010

           Intro to Contemporary Martial Arts for Screen – 2010

           Case of Rapiers (with Maestros Jacques Cappelle and Jonathan Howell) - 2011

 

Response

“In my years of working with a wide range of skilled theatre practitioners, it is rare to work with someone who has such a high level of skill, technique and creativity…”  

- Susan Worsfold,

BA Hons (Directing), Royal Conservatoire of Scotland | Director & NGT Accredited Teacher | Associate, Voice Studio International | Associate Teacher, Centre for Voice in Performance, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

 

“My students were able to learn a number of useful techniques and concepts, and integrated them beautifully into their compositions … I was especially impressed with how [EmmaClaire] balanced individualized coaching in this class of 17, with group instruction.”

- Lisa Doolittle

Professor, Theatre and Dramatic Arts, University of Lethbridge