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Jamie Macpherson

Jamie Macpherson is a fight director and instructor, specializing in working with young people. Fight credits include: Titus AndronicusFeathers and Teeth (both at Arizona State University), and Beauty and the Beast (First Act Children's Theatre). She is a certified Actor Combatant, and a member of the Society for American Fight Directors. As a researcher, Jame is interested in investigating pedagogical approaches to stage combat, as well as the art form's capacity to develop one's ability to empathize. Jamie holds an MFA in Theatre for Youth from Arizona State University. You can check out more about her work at jamiemacpherson.com.

When Young People Fight
Essay

When Young People Fight

Stage Combat in TYA

6 September 2017

Fight instructor Jamie Macpherson addresses objections to teaching stage combat to young people.