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Stage Kiss

Fight Director Peter Katona

Peter is honored to make his return to the Geffen Playhouse after his recent work as Fight Director for Barcelona, directed by Trip Cullman. Primarily an actor, Peter received his MFA from the Yale School of Drama. He has worked as a professional fight director since 2001 and was a long-time assistant to Rick Sordelet. He was substitute stage combat instructor at Yale Drama and Neighborhood Playhouse for four years and worked fights on numerous Broadway, Off-Broadway and many major regional productions. Peter is a Fox Foundation Fellow: Ancient Italian Rapier Fencing (Italy), Peking Opera Sword Dancing/Acrobatics (China) and Ancient Spanish Rapier (NYC).