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Mike Magliocca is an AEA actor and fight choreographer based in New York City. A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, he earned his B.A. in Theatre Arts with a focus in acting and stage combat. Mike is also an Advanced Actor Combatant with the Society of American Fight Directors (SAFD), receiving recommended passes in certifications of numerous disciplines of stage combat.

 

Most recently, he returned to his home town of Pittsburgh to take part in City Theatre Company's 2016 Young Playwrights Festival. In the summer/fall of 2016, Mike appeared at the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey in their productions of Richard III and Coriolanus. Other recent acting credits include The History Boys (Palm Beach Dramaworks), Around the World in 80 Days (Florida Repertory Theatre), The Lost Colony (Roanoke Island Historical Assn), and Romeo and Juliet (Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks). Mike is also a member of Hedgepig Ensemble Theatre and is currently in rehearsal for their production of A Taste of Shakespeare, performing Aug 8-13 at various locations in NYC. More info at: www.facebook.com/HedgepigEnsembleTheatre

 

Mike's fight choreography was recently showcased in Fernando as part of The New Ohio Theatre's 2017 ICE Factory Festival. Other fight choreography credits include Philadelphia Fringe Festival 2016,  Arden Theatre Company's 2015 Apprentice Showcase, A Midsummer Night's Dream at the University of Pittsburgh, and multiple shows in Florida Repertory Theatre's 2014-5 season.

 

As a teaching artist, Mike specializes in teaching stage combat and theatrical violence technique. He currently is an assistant instructor with Neutral Chaos NYC and has also taught Shakespeare for Tots and pre-teen drama classes at Florida Repertory Theatre. This fall, Mike will begin assististing Fight Master Michael Chin in teaching unarmed stage combat at PACE University.

 

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