Andrew Joseph Perez earned his Certification as an Actor/Combatant with the Society of American Fight Directors at the National Stage Combat Workshop 2012. He earned Recommended Passes in Rapier / Dagger (best scene of the workshop), Broadsword, and Unarmed.
He has trained with J. Allen Suddith, Mark "Rat" Guinn, Robert "Mac" Macdougal, Charles Currier, Geoff Alm, and others.
He has additional training and experience with whips, single sword, sword and shield, katana, quarterstaff, spear, knives, tonfa, and various firearms.
Perez has trained as a Pro Wrestler with Total Wrestling Federation in Sacramento and with trainers from Ohio Valley Wrestling.
Perez's experience as a fight choreographer ranges from Shakespearean productions for stage to stunts for film and TV.
In addition to choreography and fight/stunt work, Perez has worked as a stage combat educator with Sacramento Theatre Company, Flying Monkey Productions, Capital Stage Company, American River College, and The Virginia Avenue Project in Los Angeles.
He has also been published in the SAFD Fight Master Magazine with his article, "When 'It's fine' means 'it isn't,' How We Can Talk Around Our Egos" in the Spring of 2016.
You can view and download his resume here.