Actors on Guard: A Practical Guide for the Use of the Rapier by Dale Anthony Girard

By Dale Anthony Girard

Actors on Guard is the main accomplished and specific e-book at the artwork of theatrical swordplay on hand this present day. It presents the reader with the ancient, theoretical and sensible foundation for studying, training and providing theatrical sword fights. Focusing in particular at the Elizabethan rapier and dagger (the most well-liked guns utilized in degree fights), Actors on Guard presents actors, administrators, lecturers, level managers and technicians the abilities and information necessary to providing secure and powerful fights, either for degree and display.

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