David Christopher DUVAL portrait
  • Master Teacher, Theatre Department, Dueling Arts International
  • Certified Fight Director, SAFD, Society of American Fight Directors, Society of American Fight Directors
  • Certified Senior Fight Director, Dueling Arts International
  • Certified Theatrical Firearms Instructor , Theatre Department
  • Professor, Theatre Department
  • Head of the Actor Training Program, Theatre Department

Creative Research

  • Was hired and began collaborating with the director in Production Mtgs for Play That Goes Wring at Syracuse Stage. Choreography, in progress 2021.
  • Served as a director and fight consultant for productions of Midsummer Nights Dream and Cymbeline at Montana Shakespeare in the Parks, from May 16-June 23 Choreography, completed 2021.
  • Director for ROE at Salt Lake Acting Company (CANCELLED DUE TO COVID) Performance, scheduled 2021.
  • Fight Director and Director for Much Ado About Nothing at Southern Utah University Choreography, scheduled 2020.
  • Hired as a director for MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Montana Shakespeare in summer of 2020. Cancelled due to Covid. Performance, completed 2020.
  • Fight Director for Cyrano de Bergerac at Montana Shakespeare Choreography, scheduled 2020.
  • Resident Fight Director at Pioneer Theatre Company Choreography, in progress 2020.
  • Director of SHE KILLS MONSTERS at USU Performance, completed 2020.
  • Fight Director for Mary Stuart, Lifespan of a Fact and Associate Director for Play That Goes Wrong at Pioneer Theatre Company. Also Co-Casting Director in New York City for Play That Goes Wrong. Choreography, completed 2020.
  • Fight Director and Director for She Kills Monsters at USU Choreography, in progress 2020.
  • Fight Director for Silent Night at Utah Opera Performance, completed 2020.
  • Associate Director for PLAY THAT GOES WRONG at Pioneer Theatre Company Performance, completed 2020.
  • Fight Director for Indecent at Denver Theatre Center Choreography, completed 2019.
  • Director and Fight Director for Romeo and Juliet, and Fight Director for Twelfth Night and As You Like It for Colorado Shakespeare Choreography, completed 2019.
  • Acted in a production at SLAC Performance, completed 2018.
  • Choreography for Utah Opera 2017 / 2018 season. Choreography, in progress 2018.
  • Choreography ofr PTC's 2017 / 2018 season Choreography, in progress 2018.
  • Choreography for OSF's 2017 / 2018 Season Choreography, completed 2017.
  • Fight Director for 2015 Sumer Season at the Tony Award winning regional theatre, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Choreography, in progress 2015.
  • Fight Director for 2015 Sumer Season at the Tony Award winning regional theatre, the Utah Shakespeare Festival. Productions include: South Pacific Fight Director Amadeus Fight Director King Lear Fight Director Henry IV Part 2 Fight Director Taming of the Shrew Fight Director Greenshow Fight Director Choreography, in progress 2015.
  • Fight Direction for the Utah Shakespeare Festival 2014 summer season. Choreography, scheduled 2014.
  • Contacted through Methuen Drama Publishing to write a book on stage combat in relationship to voice and text work. Other, in progress 2013.
  • Fight direction for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's production of ROBIN HOOD. Choreography, completed 2013.

Presentations

  • ATHE Conference in Chicago (I was a panelist on two forums). , Presented, 2016.

Publications

  • Christopher DuVal (date unknown). "Stage Combat Arts: An Integrated Approach Voice and Movement" is scheduled to be published in 2015 by Methuen Press, London.. Accepted, .