Stephen Louis


Personal details

Height: 6’0”

Eyes: Hazel

Hair: Brown

Voice: Tenor: G2-C5 (Strong Falsetto)

Training

2017 - 2020 The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, BA (Hons) Acting Musical Theatre
2019 Suzuki Company of Toga, Suzuki Method Summer Intensive
2015 - 2016 University of Evansville, BFA - Theatre Performance (DNC)

Productions at Central

2020 Hot Blades Harry - Urinetown, The Musical (Chelsea Walker, MD: Wendy Gadian, Chor: Lynne Thomas))

2019 Catus Deciamus - Boudica (Jon Pashley)

2019 Scandal - Love For Love (Stephen Darcy)

2019 Mr. Greed/Ensemble - The Life (Dir: James Hillier, MD: Wendy Gadian, Chr: Lynne Thomas)

2019 J. Bowden Hapgood - Anyone Can Whistle (Dir: Martin Parr, MD: Cathy Jayes, Chr: Chris Cuming)

2019 Macbeth - Macbeth (Michael Fry)

2018 Ferdinand - Love’s Labour’s Lost (Giles Taylor)

2018 Jason - Medea (Vesna Stanojevic)

2018 Gibson/Ensemble - This is America (Grace Joseph)

Experience

2020 Quentin - Schmoozers - Raindance 60' Film Competition (Karis Crimson)

2019 Narrator - Disabled Student Allowance Promo - Wyvern Business Systems (Jordan Bryan)

2016 The Great Zoo Switcheroo - Express Children’s Theatre - Miller Outdoor Theatre (Logan Vaden)

2010 John Erskine, Earl of Mar - TRF Seasons 2010-2013 - TRF Perf. Co. - Texas Renaissance Festival (Jeff Baldwin)

Publications

2019 Speaker - It Must Be Earned - TEDxRoyalCentralSchool - Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

2017 Author - Digital Violence: Finding Stage Combat's Place in the Age of Information - The Fight Master

2018 Author - It Must Be Earned: Using Musical Theatre Pedagogy as an Entrance Point to Stage Combat - The Fight Master

2017 Author - Stage vs. Street: A Comparison of Choreographed Violence and the Urban Martial Art - The Fight Master

Stage Combat

2020 Fight Director - Tom Brown's School Days - Union Theatre (Phil Willmott)

2020 Intern - BA Acting, MT, CDT Stage Combat Course - Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (Jonathan Leverett, Zhenya Leverett)

2019 Fight Captain - Boudica - Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (Jon Pashley (FD: Bethan Clark))

2019 Intern - British National Stage Combat Workshop - BASSC - Rose Bruford

2019 Fight Director - Angles in America, Part II: Perestroika - RCSSD (Sue Dunderdale)

2019 Fight Director/Teddy - Repentance - Independent Film (Jennifer Ng)

2019 Fight Captain - Macbeth - BAMT20 - Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (Michael Fry (FD: Jonathan Leverett))

2019 Fight Director - Tartuffe - Clear Springs HS - Edinburgh Fringe (Mark Stonebarger)

2018 Fight Director - This is America - BAMT20 - Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (Grace Joseph)

2016 Fight Director - Trojan Women - Clear Lake HS (H. R. Bradford)

2015 Fight Director - Into the Woods - Triple Rock Theatre - San Jacinto College (Logan Vaden)

2015 Fight Director - Kill Local - University of Evansville (Christia Ward)

Awards

Tommy Tune Award for Best Supporting Actor, 2014
Tommy Tune Award for Best Featured Performer, 2013

Memberships

Society of American Fight Directors, Advanced Actor Combatant
British Academy of Stage & Screen Combat, Actor Combatant, A/C Representative
Dueling Arts International
UK Equity

Accents

General American(native), NSEA, American Southern Rhotic, American Southern Non-Rhotic, Boston, Cajun-Creole, Irish, Scottish

Skills

Stand-Up Bass, Bass Guitar, Jazz, Ballroom, Tap, Ballet, Ball Juggling, Stage Combat (Unarmed, Rapier & Dagger, Broadsword, Sword & Shield, Knife, Quarterstaff, Rapier, Small Sword, Single Sword, Firearms)*, Stage Combat Instruction, Martial Arts (Tae kwon-Do, Krav Maga)*, Clowning, Suzuki Method, U.S. Driver’s License

Languages

English(native), American Sign Language

Current production

Urinetown The Musical

Spotlight ID

2219-7830-5659

Email

stephen.louis@cssd.ac.uk