Dan Styles
Stage Combat and Fight Director
Tomorrow I’ll Be Happy’ (National Theatre / Soho Theatre), ‘Pastoral’ (Soho Theatre), ‘Richard III’ (Curve Theatre, Leicester), ‘A Clockwork Orange’ and ‘Stalking The Bogeyman’ (both at Southwark Playhouse), ‘Pig Girl’ (Finborough Theatre), ‘Hyem’ (Theatre 503), ‘Let the Right One In’ (Lost Theatre), ‘Lord of the Flies’, ‘Of Mice and Men’, ‘A View From the Bridge’, ‘Dracula’ and ‘Frankenstein’ (all at Catford Broadway Theatre), ‘One Man Two Guv’nors’, ‘The Man of La Mancha’, ‘The Rivals’ and ‘From Morning To Midnight’ (all at Bridewell Theatre), as well as multiple productions (including UK tours) of ‘Romeo & Juliet’, ‘The Three Musketeers’, ‘Macbeth’, ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, ‘Henry V’, ‘As You Like It’ and many more.
In film Dan has coordinated fights and stunts in a variety of genres from fantasy sword fights in ‘Guardians of Delaria' (recently completed), to World War Two stunts in ‘Allies’ (on DVD), to gangster violence in ‘Rise of the Footsoldier 3’ and 4 (on DVD), to action in ‘Marine: Close Quarters’ (On DVD from WWE studios starring The Miz and Shawn Michaels), to comedy in ‘Kicking Off’ (winner Best Film at Raindance and on DVD), to crime drama in ‘London Heist’ (on DVD), to Samurai and Ninja battles in ‘Ancient Black Ops’ for (Yesterday Channel)
Dan has choreographed fights for Orlando Bloom, Brian Blessed, Rory Kinnear, Sylvester McCoy, Miranda Richardson, Ray Stevenson, Masie Williams, Nick Moran, Scott Adkins, Jason Mews of Jay and Silent Bob and others. Dan is co-director of Independent Drama – Dramatic Action Specialists; offering stage combat training for actors as well as action services for film and theatre. www.independentdrama.com