Interview with the first woman Fight Director


The First Woman to become a stage and screen fight director, Alison de Burgh is no stranger to bows, knives and swords. She shares with First Women her journey to her first which, it seems, was no less of a battle… Read the Full Article

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Other Theatre credits include

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Ian Masters Ed Hughes National Youth Theatre
Ivo van Hove Young Vic Helena
Kaut-Howson Belgrade Theatre
Coventry Paul Warwick Belgrade Theatre,
Coventry Anthony Bates National Theatre
Elen Bowman National Theatre of Wales
Jatinder Varma National Theatre
David Lan Wyndhams Theatre
Luc Bondy Chichester Festival Theatre
Ben Ormerod Gate Theatre
Kenny Ireland Royal Lyceum,
Edinburgh OPERA includes Richard Jones Frankfurt Theatre FILM
Katherine Windfield Student Film for YTV


Alison has worked extensively in the theatre, regularly creating fights for productions at Derby Playhouse; the Byre Theatre, St. Andrews; the Belgrade, Coventry; the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield; Dundee Rep and the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh. She has regularly worked on productions with drama students at Guildhall School of Music and Drama and was Fight Master at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art from 1996 – 2005.

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