Actor teaches Eastbourne students to stage fight

Daniel Fathers with MTA students SUS-160323-145559001
Daniel Fathers with MTA students SUS-160323-145559001

An actor who has appeared in film and television has taught theatre students from Eastbourne how to stage fight.

Daniel Fathers, best known for his reoccurring role on police drama The Line as well as the TV series The Transporter, taught My Theatre Academy at a special session last Saturday (March 19).

Daniel Fathers teaching MTA students how to use a stage sword. SUS-160323-145546001

Daniel Fathers teaching MTA students how to use a stage sword. SUS-160323-145546001

The actor, who is also a regular stage performer, taught the students how to choreograph a stage fight and how to swing a sword safely.

The children’s parents were then treated to a performance of these newly-acquired skills.

A spokesman for the theatre academy said, “MTA are very excited to report that Daniel will be visiting the academy again next term for another Master Class.

“We are very lucky to have such support from this renowned actor with so many impressive credits to his name.”

MTA gives professional drama, voice and dance tuition to seven- to -16-year-old children. Academy students gain valuable technique and skills in the three main elements of musical theatre and grow in confidence and ability.

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