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BASSC Gold Member Profile

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Full Name:Andrei Zayats

BASSC Status: CertifiedTeacher,

Location:London, UK

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  • Andrei as Vassili in FRANKENSTEIN'S ARMY (Copyright - MPI Media)


Member since 2009, completed Teacher Training Programme in 2011. Andrei is an award winning Fight Director, most recently his scene "D'Artagnan travels in time" won a prize for "an original combination of fighting techniques" at the IVth International Festival of Stage Fencing 2013 in Moscow. Originally from Russia, Andrei studied theatre art in France and UK and he holds a Post-Graduate degree from Birmingham School of Acting. Andrei lives in London since 2008 and in recent years he started working extensively as an assistant with Philip D'Orléans and Bret Yount, two acclaimed British Fight Directors. Andrei is also involved in research and participates in Stage Combat Teaching Laboratory organised by Professor Nikolay Karpov, Head of the Departament of Movement Training of The Russian University of Theatre Arts (GITIS). Andrei's film credits include X-MEN:FIRST CLASS, FAST & FURIOUS 6, WORLD WAR Z and FRANKENSTEIN'S ARMY (US release summer 2013)

Current BASSC Qualifications*


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

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