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Welcome to my website where you can find out about my work.

I am a director, fight director and teacher in New York City. The site will be growing, so come back to see more!

As a director I am striving to find the truth in the material with which I am working. Searching for this truth with couragous performers in front of an audience is what creates exciting and immediate theatre.

Find out more about my Directing.

From barroom brawls to Shakespearian duels, I can make the violent aspects of your production dynamic and exciting, while being safe and repeatable for your performers.

Find out more about my Fight Directing.

“This is the work of Al Foote, the fight director. It is exciting and beautiful stagecraft.”
(Straight to Hell)
“Foote is good at utilizing strengths and minimizing weaknesses of actor combatants.”
- NYTheatre.com

I am a Certified Teacher with the Society of American Fight Directors and have taught classes in several of the SAFD's recognized weapon styles. I have taught at regional workshops in New York, Chicago, Denver and at Louisiana Tech in Ruston, LA.

Find out more about my Teaching.