Andy is a fully certified Fight Director and Stage Combat Instructor holding accreditation from both the Society of Australian Fight Directors and the British Academy of Dramatic Combat. Andy’s company, Stage Combat Perth, is the premier provider of stage and screen combat solutions to the entertainment industry in W.A. with services including Fight Direction & Choreography, Instruction & Training, Weapon Hire and Events & Performances.
Since emigrating to Perth in 2001, Andy has worked for a variety of companies including Black Swan State Theatre Company, Perth Theatre Company, Deckchair Theatre, Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company, Barking Gecko, Shakespeare WA, Happy Dagger Theatre and numerous independents.
Film and television credits include Lockie Leonard, Human Torpedo; The Shark Net and the feature film Teesh & Trude as well as various short films and TV commercials.
Additionally, Andy teaches at several institutions including W.A.A.P.A., Curtin University, Central Institute of Technology, Principal Academy of Dance and Total Theatre Training.