Mason’s current news
Mason is currently supporting the operations of the 2021 National Stage Combat Workshop, a summer intensive teaching the fundamentals of stage combat performance by the Society of American Fight Directors. He recently received is AEA-conforming COVID Compliance Officer training.
Mason has been production managing Mastercuts with Six Elements Theatre, a new work-in-progress focused on creating an epic within 1400s Europe centered on the rescue mission of famed swordmaster Johannes Liechtenauer by their most skilled students.
Instructor and Facilitator, "Pugilism in the Parks: a Summer of Stage Combat"
Director and Production Manager, Mastercuts (ongoing new work on historical swordmasters)
Production Staff, Social Distance Showdown 2.0 (online stage combat workshop)
Actor/Violence Director, Steadfast with See-Saw Theatre Lab
Violence Director, One Man Two Guvnors with Expressions Theatre
Violence Director, Peter and the Starcatcher with Andover High School
Violence Director, In Search of Oddyseus with East View High School
Asst. Violence Director, The World Over with Mike Anderson and Open Window
Faculty, Stage Combat at North Hennepin Community College
Associate Member, Fake Fighting LLC
Associate Instructor, Art in Arms
Violence Director, Ice Shanty #3 with LumintheatreLab
Violence/Intimacy Choreographer, Let Them Look
Asst. Violence Director, Three Musketeers with Aaron Preusse and St. Michael HS
A graduate of Iowa State University, Mason Tyer is excited to work with the Twin Cities community. He is a company member of Six Elements Theatre and a founder of Red Dice Collective, as well as an assistant teacher and choreographer for the stage combat organizations Art in Arms and Fake Fighting Company.