J. David Brimmer
David has been choreographing violence in New York, as well as
Regional Theaters around the country for over 20 years: from the current National Tour of
Jekyll & Hyde and the Off-Broadway productions of Bug and Killer Joe to the Joseph Papp
Public Theater's Blood Wedding. His choreography has been nominated for a Douglas Fairbanks
Award for Excellence in Theater and his work is currently on file at the Lincoln Center for
the Performing Arts.
He is the creator and current instructor of the stage combat program at
NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, and has taught at the Classical Studio, the Stella Adler
Conservatory, the Lee Strasberg Institute, the Playwrights Horizons Theater School, Atlantic
Theater Company, and the Yale School of Music and Drama. He is a former President of the New York
Fight Ensemble (NYFE) and a member of the Society of American Fight Directors.