The Alliance of Professional Performers-NW presents: Put Your Safety in Your Own Hands

stunt-deadpoolHelp empower yourself to take ownership of your safety on set – whether for film or stage. Be prepared and confident dealing with situations that feel unsafe. Know what you should expect and how to give voice to your concerns. Kristen Mun and Jerry Buxbaum are premiere award-winning fight choreographers and together, they will help you own your space at work. (Learning some fight skills will be included in the workshop.)

September 22nd. At Hipbone Studios, 1847 E Burnside St #104.
6:45 – Arrive and sign up
7:00-9:00 – Workshop
9:00-9:30 – Hang out and have a drink!
Cost: $20 (Which is half of what a workshop with either Kristen or Jerry would cost. Here you get both!)

Free parking! Enter Hipbone Studio parking lot on NE 18th Avenue and NE Couch. Use 18th Avenue (parking lot) entrance to the studio.

Kristen Mun has been training, teaching, and working in the field of theatrical combat for over 10 years.  She choreographs roughly 20 shows a year and teaches fight workshops. Kristen has won 3 Drammy’s and received the Leslie O. Fulton Fellowship.
Her work stresses safety and collaboration, believing that everyone’s input is important and problems can be solved faster working together.

Jerry Buxbaum has over 50 credits on major productions as a Fight Director, Stunt Coordinator and Special Effects Director. The biggest take-away from Jerry’s workshop participation is “Safety Number One.”  He will explain, as exciting as “stunts” are, how to understand the environment actors work in on feature productions –  and what steps are necessary to protect oneself from excessive requests by ‘Production’ on Set.

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