Welcome to Slings + Arrows, a resource library for actors, directors, fight choreographers and others.

The latest…

Well, that was weird.

So, I hosted my first ZOOM workshop today. It was weird. In an effort to stay connected and stay active, I put together a footwork workshop on ZOOM. It was so strange to be teaching via a livestream, rather than in person. Physical presence – and being mindfully present – is at the heart of… Continue reading Well, that was weird.


I’m Michael. I’m an STL-based stage combatant, aspiring fight director, teaching artist, actor, and student of HEMA (Historical European Martial Arts). The widespread shutdown of arts organizations during social distancing (aka COVID-19) has left me with…well, a little more time on my hands, so I’m finally getting around to this whole website thing. I’m interested… Continue reading Hello!

Get new content delivered directly to your inbox.