Kara is a recognized instructor with Dueling Arts International. She has trained under and assisted classes with several of the leading teachers of stage combat including: DAI founder Gregory Hoffman, and Master Teachers D.C. Wright, Christopher DuVal and Dave Maier.

Kara's work focuses on safety, partnership, and theatricality in order to create the illusion of violence for stage. She teaches middle school, high school, college, community, and professional stage combat classes. 

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Stage Combat Instruction Resume

CompanyWeaponClass TypePosition
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Concordia University WisconsinUnarmedCertification ClassInstructor
Pewaukee High SchoolUnarmedWorkshop in conjunction with She Kills MonstersInstructor
Cedarburg High SchoolUnarmedWorkshop in conjunction with Captain Bree ScourgeInstructor
Divine Savior Holy Angels High SchoolUnarrmedWorkshopInstructor
Asa Clark Middle SchoolUnarmedWorkshopInstructor
Willowside Middle SchoolUnarmed, Basic Rapier, ShieldClassInstructor
KM PerformBroadswordWorkshopAssistant to Orion Couling
Dueling Arts International Winter WorkshopSmallsword, Single Rapier, QuarterstaffWeek Long Intensive WorkshopAssistant to Christopher DuVal, D.C. Wright, Dave Maier
A.C.T. (American Conservatory Theater)Broadsword, Unarmed, Rapier/DaggerWeek Long Intensive WorkshopAssistant to Gregory Hoffman
University of the PacificRapier, Unarmed, QuarterstaffWorkshopClass Assistant to Gregory Hoffman
Berkeley Rep School of TheatreQuarterstaff, BroadswordCertification ClassAssistant to Dave Maier
Dueling Arts San FranciscoRapier & DaggerCertification ClassAssistant to Andrea Weber
UW Whitewater CampUnarmedWorkshopInstructor