Kevin McCurdy

Kevin is a British Actors Equity professional Fight Director. He primarily trained as an actor at The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama from 1998 – 1991. He gained his Combat Teacher status in 1993 and gained his Equity Professional Fight Directors status in 1996. Kevin has been Royal Welsh Colleges’ resident fight master since 2005 and has worked on a variety of stage, tv and film projects around the UK and abroad. Kev is also the Chairman of the Academy of Performance Combat.

Theatre includes:

  • Royal Shakespeare Company: The Heart of Robin Hood (World Premiere RSC/ Norway / Sweden), Marat Sade, The Tempest, Much Ado About Nothing, The Jew Of Malta, Love Labour’s Lost & Love Labour’s Won, King Lear (UK/Middle east tour), The Taming of The Shrew (UK/Europe tour), Julius Caesar (UK/USA/Russia tour), Othello, Hamlet;
  • Royal Exchange Manchester: Mogadishu (World premiere), To Kill A Mockingbird, Brilliant Adventures, Brittania Waves The Rules (World Premiere), The Last Days of Troy (World Premiere) King Lear; A Streetcar Named Desire
  • Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre: Macbeth, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Romeo and Juliet, We The People, The Frontline (World Premiere), As You Like It, Troillus and Cressida, Bedlam, Helen, Hamlet (World tour), Twelfth Night, The Comedy of Errors, Julius Caesar, The Taming of The Shrew (UK/Europe tour), The Lightning Child (World Premiere), The Malcontent, The Duchess of Malfi, Pericles, Thomas Tallis, The Knight of The Burning Pestle; The Inn At Lydda (World Premiere)
  • Cardiff Castle: The Three Musketeers;
  • Clwyd Theatr Cymru: Of Mice and Men, A View From The Bridge, The Grapes of Wrath, Rape Of The Fair Country;
  • Harrogate Theatre: Sleeping Beauty, Dick Whittington, Who Shot The Sheriff? Jack and The Beanstalk;
  • Warner Bros: Batman Live World Arena Tour (World Premiere UK & USA tour); Bristol Old Vic Theatre:Picnic, Oliver, House and Garden, The Birthday Party, It’s Not The End Of The World, Women Beware Women, Cyrano De Bergerac, Suspension, Peter Pan;
  • Kitsch & Synch: Ruckus;
  • Theatr Pena: The Killing of Sister George
  • August 012: Roberto Zucco, Yuri
  • Sherman Theatre Cardiff: Beauty and The Beast, Before I Leave (World Premiere), Quadrophenia (World Premiere); Romeo & Juliet, The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe, Bird (World Premiere)
  • Richard Burton Company Cardiff: The Art of Success, Beasts and Beauties, Vincent in Brixton, Killer Joe, West Side Story, Epsom Downs, Anne Boleyn, Bruises, Pomona (UK premiere), Blisters, Strange Orchestra, Dogville, Company, The Changeling, Blue Remembered Hills, Into The Woods, You Can’t Take It With You, Hayfever; Don Juan Comes Back from The War,
  • Rose Theatre Kingston: Look Back In Anger, Treasure Island
  • Trycycle Theatre: Cause Celebres, Broken Glass, The House That Will Not Stand (World Premiere), Multitudes;
  • Punchdrunk Dance Theatre: The Drowned Man (World Premiere);
  • The Old Vic Theatre: After Miss Julie, The Crucible;
  • Cameron Mackintosh Productions: Miss Saigon (World Premiere)
  • Theatr Na N’og: The Story of Tom Jones (World Premiere), The Ghost of Morfa Colliery
  • Theatr Genedlaethol: Spring Awakening, Bloddewedd, Iesu! Cysgod Y Cryman, Rhith Gan
  • BG Productions: Lotty’s War (UK premiere),
  • Tooting Arts Theatre: Sweeney Todd
  • Curve Theatre: A Streetcar Named Desire
  • National Theatre: The Motherf***er With The Hat, The Beaux Strategem, Les Blancs, The Suicide

Feature Films:

John Carter of Mars, Season of the Witch, Hunky Dory, Panic Button, Flick, Summer Scars, The Baker, Intergalactic Combat, Life Translated, A World Apart, Berserkers, Set Fire To The Stars, Canaries, Just Jim

Film and Television:

Doctor Who Christmas Special, Torchwood, Becoming Human, Belonging, Being Human, The Bench, High Hopes, The Story of Tracy Beaker, Hearts of Gold, Carrie’s War, Pobol Y Cwm, Rhyw a Dinosaurs, Jara, Y Pris,  Caerdydd, Pen Taler, Gwaith Cartref, Alys (Series 1 & 2), CCTV, Camelot, Baker Boys, Switch, Hollyoaks, Hollyoaks After Dark, Hinterland (Series 1 & 2), Crud Yr Awel, Suburbs, Cara Fi, 35 Diwrnod, Lan A Lawr, Stella, Dad

Films for Television:

Textual @ttraction, Ellen, Bitch, Arthurs’ Dyke (HTV), A Way of Life (BBC), Arwyr (S4C), Colonial Gods (USA).

Opera:

Woyzzeck, Die Fledermaus, Rigoletto, Tristan Und Isolde, The Cunning Little Vixen, Don Giovanni, Lulu, Carmen, Oliver, La Funicella Del West, Macbeth

Music Videos:

The Lover Of The Light (Mumford & Sons), War With Heaven (Louis Mattrs), Circles (I See Monstas), They Don’t Know (Disciples), Mojito (Kayla), A Prayer (Formation)

Video games:

Alien Isolation (Sega)

Directing:

The Saliva Milkshake

APC

The Academy of Performance Combat

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