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Darrell Rushton

 

Name Darrell Scott Rushton
Rank Associate Professor
Degrees B.A. Florida State University
M.F.A. Virginia Commonwealth
Teaching Interests Acting, Intro to Theatre and Stage Combat
Office Location 311 Performing Arts Center
Office Phone 301-687-4487
E-mail dsrushton@frostburg.edu

TV and Film appearances include One Life to Live, All My Children, and Saturday Night Live in New York and Traffic, Runaway Bride, and Shot in the Heart in the DC/Baltimore area. Theatre appearences include Twelfth Night, Woman in Black, Bye, Bye, Birdie, Taming of the Shrew and Brigadoon at the Cumberland Theatre and Regional appearances in Florida, Pennsylvania, Indiana and Illinois.

He earned his MFA in Theatre Pedagogy, at Virginia Commonwealth University, where he choreographed fights for The Rivals with pre-eminent Chicago Director Karen Kessler. He has been a guest artist at West Virginia University and has taught at regional Stage Combat Workshops around the country, including the Chicago Winter Wonderland, Seattle Sockeye, and Denver’s Rumble in the Rockies.

At Frostburg State, he has been the fight director for Of Mice and Men, Urinetown, Breath, Boom, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Violet Hour, Romeo and Juliet, Flyin’ West, Fuddy Meers, Loves Labors Lost, I Hate Hamlet and Man of LaMancha. Professionally, his fight choreography has been featured in Windwood Theatricals Urban Cowboy and The Unsinkable Molly Brown, and Cumberland Theatre's Jekyll and Hyde and Brigadoon. He is a member of Actor’s Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, American Federated Television and Radio Artists, Society of American Fight Directors, Phi Mu Alpha and the Association of Theatre Movement Educators. Publications include articles in the ATME Journal, the Fight Master: Journal of the Society of American Fight Directors, and The Cutting Edge.

TV and Film appearances include One Life to Live, All My Children, and Saturday Night Live in New York and Traffic, Runaway Bride, and Shot in the Heart in the DC/Baltimore area. Theatre appearences include Twelfth Night, Woman in Black, Bye, Bye, Birdie, Taming of the Shrew and Brigadoon at the Cumberland Theatre and Regional appearances in Florida, Pennsylvania, Indiana and Illinois.

He earned his MFA in Theatre Pedagogy, at Virginia Commonwealth University, where he choreographed fights for The Rivals with pre-eminent Chicago Director Karen Kessler. He has been a guest artist at West Virginia University and has taught at regional Stage Combat Workshops around the country, including the Chicago Winter Wonderland, Seattle Sockeye, and Denver’s Rumble in the Rockies.

At Frostburg State, he has been the fight director for Of Mice and Men, Urinetown, Breath, Boom, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Violet Hour, Romeo and Juliet, Flyin’ West, Fuddy Meers, Loves Labors Lost, I Hate Hamlet and Man of LaMancha. Professionally, his fight choreography has been featured in Windwood Theatricals Urban Cowboy and The Unsinkable Molly Brown, and Cumberland Theatre's Jekyll and Hyde and Brigadoon. He is a member of Actor’s Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, American Federated Television and Radio Artists, Society of American Fight Directors, Phi Mu Alpha and the Association of Theatre Movement Educators. Publications include articles in the ATME Journal, the Fight Master: Journal of the Society of American Fight Directors, and The Cutting Edge.