Swords in the Smokies

Swords in the Smokies

This event that will take place the week of March 10-16.

Nestled in the hills of the Great Smoky Mountains is Mountainside theatre, home of “Unto These Hills” outdoor drama. For one week in March the theatre will be opening its doors and housing to 16 skilled practitioners of stage combat for an in-depth study of a specific weapon. The inaugural year with be focused on Broadsword techniques.

This event is unique, in that housing is included with your tuition. Housing will consist of 6 (4bed/2bath) Units with a full kitchen and common room. Open move in/out dates include the Friday March 8/Sun March 17

Participants will also have the opportunity to explore the great smoky mountains on their down time with classes being schedule to accommodate for hiking opportunities.

Along with broadswords classes, participants will have the opportunity to sit in on a master class on Native Weapons.

Because space is limited to 16 spots, all applicants will need to submit a letter of intent, combat resume, and contact info.

Faculty for the event are TBD

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