U.K. COMPANY DIRECTOR
Amy (she/her) is an advanced dramatic combat fighter with the British Academy of Dramatic Combat and the Academy of Performance Combat (APC), and has worked with Captivate Action since 2014. She is currently studying under the APC’s Teacher Training program, to gain certification as a Teacher of Dramatic Combat.
A practicing martial artist in Shotokan Karate from the age of twelve, Amy has carried her passion for that discipline into her acting career as a specialised fighter for theatre, film and motion-capture. After having graduated from Cardiff University with a BSc in Business Management in 2013, she worked both behind and in front of the camera, and on and off stage, as a producer and performer. She also co-produced Unbroken, a mixed-arts mental health awareness festival and short film prize.
During 2018 Amy lived in Australia where she fight-coordinated the feature film No Such Thing As Monsters and assisted Lyndall Grant in teaching Dramatic Combat at the Victorian College of the Arts, The University of Melbourne. Since returning to the UK in 2019 she has taught and assisted-teaching Dramatic Combat and Motion Capture at Mountview, LAMDA, Rose Bruford and ICTheatre. Amy also is a regular performing artist with London theatre company ‘Shadow Road Production’.
Her credits as a fight performer and actor include Netflix’s The Witcher, Marvel’s Secret Invasion, Disney’s Culprits, ITV’s The Long Call, Macbeth in Macbeth and Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol (Shadow Road Productions), Nina in The Seagull (Wateryard Theatre) and various Performance Capture work for Rockstar Games and Frontier Developments.