Course Information

Stage Fighting Summer School

This 4-day summer school is suitable for anyone interested in unarmed and armed stage combat. The course is led by professional fight director Phil Rafferty. 

Minimum age 18 years old.

Course dates 

15-18 August 2022, 9am – 5pm

Fees £320

Location: Bruford Studios, Downshire House, Belfast.

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Please contact us at [email protected] for more information on the course.**

Course Tutor

Phil Rafferty – Stage fighting

Phil has been an actor based in Belfast for the last 12 years, working on productions in The Lyric Theatre, The Mac and The Waterfront. He began his training with The Rainbow Factory in Belfast before gaining a place with The Lyric Drama Studio. He trained with the Academy of Performance Combat to use Stage Combat in both Film and Theatre working with leading stage combat instructors and fight directors in the UK. After 5 years of training Phil now works as a stage combat tutor. Phil is a member of the Belfast Screen Acting staff team.


** The College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or cancel any course. All courses are subject to a minimum number of students and will not be guaranteed until this number is reached. If the College cancels a course you have booked onto, your fee will be fully refunded. It is strongly recommended that all students insure themselves to cover the loss of any costs incurred in the event of cancellation, illness or travel problems, for which the College cannot accept any liability.**