Fight Direction Resume

Andrea Robertson


2011 Director of Theater Paradise Valley Community College

2010 Certified Teacher with the Society of American Fight Directors

2006 CEO and Creator: Fight Call, LLC



1997 – 2000:  Western Illinois University  Macomb, IL

  • MFA Directing
  • Secondary Emphasis Stage Combat and Acting

1993 – 1997:  Western Illinois University  Macomb, IL

  • BA theatre Music minor

Fight Direction: Theatre Choreography

SpamalotDirector Andrea Robertson, Paradise Valley Community College
Mother HicksDirector Laura LaPrell, Sunnyslope High School
What I Did Last SummerDirector Joe Flowers, Paradise Valley Community College
*The Ballad of Downtown JakeDirector Andrea Robertson, Paradise Valley Community College
AidaDirector Laura LaPrell, Sunnyslope High School
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's NextDirector Gary Imel, Phoenix College
Drowsy ChaperoneDirector Andrea Robertson, Paradise Valley Community College
Reefer MadnessDirector Anne Schindler, Phoenix College
MacbethDirector Susan St. John, South Mountain High School
The Pirate QueenDirector Gary Zaro, Paradise Valley Community College
The Desperate HoursDirector Andrea Robertson, Paradise Valley Community College
Almost MaineDirector Brandon Zale, Tesseract High School
Beauty and the BeastDirector Catherine Zatarski-Blanco, North Pointe Academy
OklahomaDirector John Owens, Central Community College
*Il TravatoreDirector John Hoomes, Arizona Opera Company
*ToscaDirector Bernard Uzan, Arizona Opera Company
*Romeo et JulietteDirector Candace Evans, Arizona Opera Company
*Lucia di LammermoorDirector Fenlon Lamb, Arizona Opera Company
*Good Night Desdemona, Good Morning JulietDirector Eric Schoen, Class 6 Theatre
*Cavalleria Rusticana/ PagliacciDirector Kay Castaldo, Arizona Opera Company
Crazy For YouDirector Laura LaPrell, Sunnyslope High School
I Hate HamletDirector Andrea Robertson, Paradise Valley Community College
12th NightDirector Eric Schoen, Paradise Valley Community College
*The Bible: Complete Word of God AbridgedDirector Eric Schoen, Class 6 Theatre
*OtelloDirector John Hoomes, Arizona Opera
Romeo and Juliet (knife)Director Susan St. John, South Mountain High School
Scarlet PimpernelDirector Andrea Robertson, Paradise Valley Community College
The Desperate HoursDirector Jerry Morrison, Theatreworks
Matt and BenDirector Eric Schoen, Class 6 Theatre
Tom SawyerDirector Athena Hunting, Theatreworks
The LessonDirector Gary Imel, Phoenix College
Romeo and JulietDirector Gary Zaro, Paradise Valley Community College
Pirates, a Love StoryDirector Karli Giles, Learning Foundation and Performing Arts
Beauty and the BeastDirector Athena Hunting, Theatreworks
Children of EdenDirector Laura LaPrell, Sunnyslope High School
*Johnny GuitarDirector Steve Hildebrand, Theatreworks
*All My SonsDirector David Vining, Theatreworks
Drop DeadProducer Tom Piemme, Sun City Grand
*Miracle on 34th StreetDirector Andrea Robertson, Theatreworks
Dear PhoebeDirector Laura LaPrell, Sunnyslope High School
*BareDirector Mark Austin, Aperio Productions
Tobacco RoadDirector Gary Imel, Phoenix College
Theatreworks Summer Camp Original PlaysDirector Jim Gradillas Theatreworks- Youthworks
Captain Preston and the Pirate ScourgeDirector Ross Collins, Fountain Hill Youth Theatre
Night of the Living DeadDirector Robyn Allan and Catherine Blanco, Theatreworks- Youthworks
CamelotDirector Robyn Allan, Theatreworks
Oliver Twist the musicalDirector Andrea Robertson, Theatreworks Youthworks
Into the WoodsDirector Mark Stoddard, Paradise Valley Community College
The Princess BrideDirector Vanessa Bernal, Glendale High School
DeathtrapDirector Joy Bingham Stimple, Sun City Grand
MacbethDirector Kelly Gartland, Millennium High School
OklahomaDirector Sally Jo Bannow, Theatreworks
Peter PanDirector Jim Gradillas, Theatreworks
*What About LuvDirector Robyn Allan, Theatreworks
Face on the Barroom FloorDirector Gerry Burgess, Phoenix College
ExtremitiesDirector Richard Hardt, Theatreworks
Of Mice and MenDirector Jeanna Whitaker, North Valley Playhouse
OthelloDirector Laurelann Porter, South Mountain Community College
OklahomaDirector Peter Hill, Fountain Hills Community Theatre
DraculaDirector Jeanna Whitaker, North Valley Playhouse
Kabuki MacbethDirector Virginia Ludders, Glendale Community College
DeathtrapDirector Ken Kahle, Theatreworks
*Big RiverDirector Jim Christian, Arizona Broadway Theatre
The Scarlet PimpernelDirector Lori Towne, Mesa Community College
DraculaDirector Jim Miller, Castle Rock Players
*Pal JoeyDirector Bruce Cohen, Utah Musical Theatre
Robin HoodDirector Andrea Robertson, Community College of Aurora
CabaretDirector Michael Osborne, Community College of Aurora
The Theatrical IllusionDirector Cheryl McFarren, Arapahoe Community College
Peter PanDirector Denver School for Gifted Children
Three MusketeersDirector Phil Newsom, Brighton Charter School
Romeo and JulietDirector Robert Kramer, Ascot Theatre Teens Onstage
OthelloDirector Michael Osborne, Community College of Aurora


Fight Direction: Film & Other

End of the Road                       Columbia Film School, Director Andy Parker

Seasons of Hope                      Victory Angel Films, Director Brian Skiba

Out of Reach                            Victory Angel Films, Director Brian Skiba

Arizona Credit Union             Annual state of the Company Celebration

 Movement Choreography

Crow and Weasel Glendale Community College


Combat Teaching Highlights

Paradise Valley Community College 2010-present all 8 SPT weapons 

Scottsdale Community College 2008-2009 SPT: Singlesword, Smallsword

Phoenix College: Spring 2006 and 2008, Single Sword and Unarmed

Directing Highlights

SpamalotParadise Valley Community College
The Ballad of Downtown Jake (original musical)Paradise Valley Community College
Arsenic and Old LaceParadise Valley Community College
The Desperate HoursParadise Valley Community College
The Drowsy ChaperoneParadise Valley Community College
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling BeeParadise Valley Community College
The Scarlet PimpernelParadise Valley Community College
Fool for LoveParadise Valley Community College
I Hate Hamlet (thrust staging)Paradise Valley Community College
Rocky Horror ShowPhoenix College
Compleat Female Stage BeautyParadise Valley Community College
Love LettersPhoenix College
Dorothy Meets Alice or the Wizard of WonderlandArizona Jewish Theatre
Miracle on 34th St (twice)Theatreworks
Lend Me a TenorPhoenix College
Dig N TelTheatreworks
The CarPhoenix College
High School Musical - One Act VersionNorth Valley Playhouse
The NerdTheatreworks
You Can't Take it With YouPhoenix College
Yours, AnneTheatreworks
My Fair LadySummer Music Theatre
It's a Wonderful Life- the musicalThe Ascot Theatre
RumorsCommunity College of Aurora
Lost in Yonkers (thesis project- thrust staging)WIU Mainstage Theatre
Romance/RomanceWIU Studio Theatre
The RainmakerWIU Studio Theatre
Where Have All the Lightening Bugs Gone? (arena)WIU Studio Theatre
OklahomaDrama Learning Center, MI
Barefoot in the Park (thrust staging)WIU Studio Theatre
Do Over (thrust staging)WIU Studio Theatre
The Cabaret (produced and arranged)Comstock Theatre, MI
The Stonewater Rapture (thrust staging)WIU Studio Theatre


Performing Highlights:

Off Broadway‌   

Beginnings Lead Peter Sklar,  Orpheum Theatre

Tours: Stage Managing and/or Performing

Amelia Earhart                                  Reporter Ascot Theatre on the Go
*Miki                                                     Rosika WIU Regional Touring Co.
**Onward Orphans Onward         Shannon WIU Regional Touring Co.
      *Original script

**Original musical

Regional Theatre

The Pirate QueenGrace O'MalleyParadise Valley Community College
Blood RoyalJoan of Arc/ Lady BonaSouthwest Shakespeare Company
Captain LouieRobertaMesa Arts Center
Into the WoodsBaker's WifeParadise Valley Community College
I Do, I DoAgnesDesert Stages
Over the River and Through the Woods (reading)CaitlinMatlin Studio for the Arts (Dir. Elayne Stein)
Miss SaigonEllenFountain Hills Community Theatre
DraculaMina North Valley Playhouse
The Importance of Being EarnestGwendolynPhoenix College
Boughs of FollyJewelHerberger Lunchtime Theatre
Big RiverSusan WilkesArizona Broadway Theatre
Dancing at LughnasaMaggieParadise Valley Community College
Midsummer Night's DreamAmazonSouthwest Shakespeare Company
BrigadoonEnsemble/dancerArizona Broadway Theatre
GypsyLouiseDerby Dinner Playhouse
DraculaMinaCastle Rock Players
Monkey Men (staged reading original)CeliaChameleon Stage
Pal JoeyMelbaUtah Musical Theatre
ZorroYbarraUtah Musical Theatre
The King and IAnnaCastle Rock Players
She Loves MeAmaliaEveryman Theatre Littleton
Ghostlightstage managerEveryman Theatre Littleton
My Fair Lady ChorusensembleSundance Entertainment
Five Women Wearing the Same DressFrancisEveryman Theatre Littleton
Fiddler on the RoofGrandma TzietalTown Hall Arts
The Mystery of Edwin DroodRosa BudWIU Mainstage Theatre
Side by Side by SondheimWIU Studio Theatre
How to Succeed in Business Without Really TryingDancerOrpheum Theatre
BigEnsembleSummer Music Theatre
OklahomaEnsembleComstock Community Theatre
Kiss Me KateEnsembleComstock Community Theatre



Through the Eyes of God The Judge Michael Pavoni
Take My Hand Young Susan Jennifer McCuen
Voices Julie View From Above
Out of Reach Yaz Victory Angel Films
Jason & Amy: A Prom Story Teacher One Film Festival
The Vessel Specialty Extra Combatant Wednesday Productions

Special Skills:

Special Skills Whip Cracking, horse-back riding, CPR and First Aid Certified