Levinson, Daniel

Artistic Director, Rapier Wit

Daniel is the artistic director of Rapier Wit, Canada's oldest stage combat school and production company and he is one of eight certified fight masters with Fight Directors Canada, Canada’s only nationwide internationally-recognized stage combat association.  Daniel is the resident fight director and instructor for the University of Toronto Mississauga’s Theatre and Drama Studies program and Sheridan University's Musical Theatre Performance, and Performing Arts Preparation Programs. In addition to these schools Daniel has taught in theatre programs at the University of Brock and Waterloo, as well as George Brown, and Seneca College. Daniel is a graduate of York University’s Theatre Performance Program. He has produced, directed, performed and taught across Canada, and has been a guest artist and instructor in the U.S., the U.K., and Italy.  He has worked with, among other companies, The Stratford Festival, Red Sky, Volcano Theatre, Theatre Passe-Muraille, Tarragon Theatre, A.C.T. Productions, Canadian Stage, Shakespeare in the Rough, and Second City. For more information about Daniel or Rapier Wit, please visit his website at or contact him at

Course: Foundations of Stage Combat, Firearms Best Practices, Blade Best Practices