Robert Najarian

Robert is an actor, instructor, and fight director based in Cambridge, who has staged the violence for over 50 productions in the Boston area. Fight direction credits include Carmen and MacBeth with Boston Lyric Opera; As You Like It with Commonwealth Shakespeare Company; Don Quixote with Boston Ballet, Johnny Baseball with American Repertory Theatre; The Lieutenant of Inishmore and The Kite Runner with New Repertory Theatre. Robert has taught at movement and theatrical combat workshops, such as the National Stage Combat Workshop at North Carolina School of the Arts; The Winter Wonderland Workshop in Chicago, IL; and The Paddy Crean Workshop at the Banff Center in Alberta, Canada. He currently teaches in the Theatre Departments at Boston University, College of the Holy Cross, and at the A.R.T./MXAT Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard University. He is a Certified Teacher of Theatrical Combat with the Society of American Fight Directors. MFA: The Shakespeare Theatre’s Academy for Classical Acting at the George Washington University. BA: Bowdoin College.