John Williams Lynch, Fight Choreographer/Stage Combat Instructor
John has been a Seattle actor for many years in addition to being an actor/combatant and Stuntman. He has certified in all 8 weapons with The Society of American Fight Directors. He is an active member of the SAFD since 1997 and has just recently become the North West regional representative for the SAFD. He has trained with The American Stuntman’s Association in 2002, in addition to training with The British Academy of Stage and Screen, London in 2008. John has most recently attended Combat con Las Vegas and Winter Wonderland Chicago stage combat training, where as well as honing his skills in combat he received training in intimacy choreography.
In addition John helped found and serves as co-artistic director for the Theatrical fight group Performers Forge. John has taught stage combat for Seattle Children’s Theater acting intensive and for the North Shore School district. John has choreographed fights for many local theaters. Those include Driftwood Theater, Burien Actors Theater, Renton civic, Snoqualmie Forest theater, Everett Historic, West of Lennon Theater, Green Stage, Seattle Gilbert and Sullivan, Recycled Shakespeare Theater and Seattle Musical Theater to name a few.