Jason Paul Tate (he/him) splits time living and working in New York City and San Diego, CA. He recently choreographed fights for The Hunchback of Notre Dame @ Tuacahn Center for the Arts directed by Timothy Threlfall and choreographed by Mara Newberry Greer. Earlier this summer, he created fights and movement for the east coast premiere of Mona Hansour’s we swim, we talk, we go to war, directed by Johanna McKeon for Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse.
Prior to that he provided fight, movement direction and special effects design for the 86th season of The Lost Colony Outdoor Drama, directed by Jeff Whiting.
Despite having completed his Visiting Faculty appointment at Florida State University, Jason continues to teach movement as an adjunct professor across the country; and as a founding instructor of the nation’s largest private stage combat training organization, Neutral Chaos. He is the current Vice President of the Society of American Fight Directors (SAFD).
Up next: The Play that Goes Wrong @ Cleveland Playhouse directed by Melissa Rain Anderson and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde directed by Shana Wride for North Coast Rep.