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BASSC Gold Member Profile

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Full Name:Bret Yount

Stage Name:Bret Yount

BASSC Status: Examiner, MasterTeacher, FightDirector,

Location:London UK

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Trained as an actor at the University of Arkansas and the Guildford School of Acting, Bret has worked professionally both as an actor and a Fight Director. Bret is currently a member of Equity’s Fight Directors Register, a Certified Teacher with the Society of American Fight Directors (SAFD) and a Master Teacher with the British Academy of Stage and Screen Combat (BASSC). Bret’s fight direction work has been seen in such places as the RSC, Barbican, Shakespeare's Globe, Comedy Theatre, Duke of York's Theatre, Playhouse Theatre, National Theatre, Royal Court Theatre, Almeida Theatre, Hampstead Theatre, Young Vic, Liverpool Playhouse and Everyman, Leicester Curve, Belgrade Theatre - Coventry, Haymarket Theatre-Basingstoke, Theatre-by-the-Lake, Keswick, Theatre Royal - York, Mercury Theatre- Colchester, Hull Truck Theatre, Theatre Royal - Plymouth , UCC - Singapore and the Palais des Festival, Cannes. Recent fight screen credits include DEATHLESS (Little Dude Films), Quikc Cuts (BBC4). Blue Peter (BBC), Against All Odds (BBC Scotland) and TROY (Warner Bros). Bret has also worked extensively as a teacher of stage combat and has taught workshops in the UK, US, Canada, Israel, Singapore and Germany. Bret is currently the Master of Combat at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), and also teaches at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and Ithaca College, London Centre.

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Current BASSC Qualifications*


*Qualifications must be renewed every 3 years, the most recent date for testing or renewing each weapon is shown.

Contact & Social Media Details


Agent:Williamson and Holmes

Equity No:M5005252


Phone:07958 398207