Single Sword and Staff Fighting with Jenny Male

  • About the Artist

    Jenny Male (she/her/hers) is a Certified Teacher with the Society of American Fight Directors and has served as the Fight Choreographer for such DC/Baltimore theatres as Arena Stage, Ford’s Theatre, Rep Stage, Constellation Theatre Company, Everyman Theatre, Factory 449, Washington Stage Guild, Adventure Theatre, Imagination Stage, and the Maryland Lyric Opera.  Jenny is a certified Intimacy Director with Intimacy Directors & Coordinators and is Resident Fight & Intimacy Director for Rep Stage.  In 2002, Jenny earned an MFA in Theatre Pedagogy with an emphasis in Movement & Fight Direction from Virginia Commonwealth University.   Jenny is Associate Professor of Theatre at Howard Community College.

  • Single Sword and Staff Fighting

    Ready to learn fun swashbuckling or fierce staff fighting?  Have a great time practicing these stage combat techniques through 20 hours of online interactive Zoom sessions with other participants. Plus, at the end of the course, you can get a certificate of completion, which can be used towards 10 of 30 in-person hours for a Skills Proficiency Test with the Society of American Fight Directors. The instructor will help with recommendations for a safe sword or staff for class work. Participants must be at least 18 years old. If the class times do not work but you wish to participate, please email

    $100 for 20 online hours in Single Sword on Tuesdays 6-8pm (Sept. 8-Nov. 17) **capped at 10**
    $100 for 20 online hours in Staff Fighting on Wednesdays 6-8pm (Sept. 9-Nov. 18) **capped at 10**

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