David Brimmer

Teacher

J. David Brimmer, Violence Specialist (Fight Master, SAFD) has choreographed some stuff (Broadway: Grace, An Enemy of the People, Wit, Born Yesterday, A life in the Theatre, Speed the Plow, Come Back, Little Sheba, Spring Awakening, The Lieutenant of Inishmore, NY premieres: Blasted, The Whipping Man, Ages of the Moon, Medieval Play, The American Pilot, Blackbird, Bug, Killer Joe, as well as The Red Bull Theatre’s productions of The Revenger’s Tragedy and The Duchess of Malfi, and the Druid Theatre Company’s The Cripple of Inishmaan), worked at some wonderful venues (NY Public Theater, Metropolitan Opera, Atlantic Theater, Manhattan Theatre Club, Lincoln Center, TFANA, TBTB, Signature Theatre, North Shore Music Theatre, ART, Dallas Theater Center, Hartford Center Stage, Baltimore Center Stage, The Guthrie), taught a few places (NYU/TSOA, RADA-{Guest Instructor}, Strasberg Institute, Yale), and collaborated with some great folks- writers (David Mamet, Sam Shepard, Ethan Coen, Jez Butterworth, Kenneth Lonergan, Martin McDonough, Tracy Letts), directors (Joe Chaikin, JoAnne Akalaitis, Ethan McSweeney, Sarah Benson, Wilson Milam, Joe Mantello, Neil Pepe, Michael Mayer, Kathleen Turner, Lynne Meadow, Garry Hines, Ken Russell, Franco Zeffirelli), and performers (Cynthia Nixon, William H. Macy, Andre Braugher, Raul Esparza, Elizabeth Moss, F. Murray Abraham, Keith Carradine, Kathleen Chalfant, Stephen Rea, Ed Asner, Kate Mulgrew, Reed Birney, Michael Shannon, Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Johnston, Lily Rabe, Zoe Kazan, S. Epatha Merkerson, Nina Arianda, Jim Belushi, Kerry Condon, Alison Pill, Kate Burton, Jeff Daniels, Paul Rudd, and Sir Patrick Stewart).