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Photograph of Robert Williams

Robert Williams Fight Choreographer in Residence Department of Performing Arts

Robb Hunter (Williams) holds an MFA in Theatre Pedagogy from The Virginia Commonwealth University, a BA in Theatre from Radford University and is a Certified Teacher for the Society of American Fight Directors. He is a professional fight director and movement instructor who has directed movement and violence for many area theatres including The Shakespeare Theatre, Arena Stage, Center Stage, Washington National Opera, The Studio Theatre, Ford’s Theatre, Olney Theatre, The Baltimore Shakespeare Festival and Rep Stage. Before moving to DC he worked in New York as a choreographer, teacher and actor and also had the good fortune to spend three years working closely with Michael J. Fox as his stunt/body double. Robb has taught at the The Catholic University of America, McDaniel College, the Lee Strasberg Studio, AMDA (NYC), Rutgers University and George Mason University. He is a member of AEA, SAG, AFTRA and the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society. When he is not teaching or directing violence he is “enabling” it through his theatrical props rental company, Preferred Arms, which supplies “actor friendly” weapons to theatres and universities nationwide (
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