Ian McCracken

Ian has been a stage combat tutor and fight director for over 10 years. He has been resident instructor at The Oxford School of Drama since 2004 and has also worked at other leading UK drama schools including GSA, Arts Ed, The Royal Academy of Music and most recently the Lyric Belfast.

Ian’s fight directing credits include ‘Romeo & Juliet’, ‘Twelfth Night’, ‘The Rover’, ‘Plasticine’ the Southwark playhouse; ‘Oklahoma’ New Wimbledon Theatre; ‘Treasure Island’ The Space, ‘Don Juan’ The Scoop; ‘Wind in the Willows’, ‘Jungle Book’ Image Musical Theatre; ‘Summer Shakespeare’, ‘As You Like It’ Blenheim Palace; ‘Twelfth Night’ Reading Between the Lines; ‘Duchess of Malfy’, ‘Hamlet’ Greenwich Playhouse; ‘Goodbye Barcelona’ Arcola; ‘Terrorism’ Hampstead Theatre; ‘Volpone’ The Theatre Chipping Norton; ‘How Many Miles to Babylon’, ‘Eternal Love’, ‘Blackout’ The Lyric Belfast.

He has also been Fight Captain for the Royal Opera House, training some of the worlds leading opera singers, as well as performing beside them in Romeo & Julliette and Simon Boccanegra.

View some of his work on www.ian-mccracken.co.uk


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