We all dream of wielding lightsabers and engaging in battle. Now, we can get a little closer to those Jedi dreams. Nick Gillard, the lightsaber choreographer for Star Wars will be giving Jedi lessons at Cincinnati Comic Expo. There are classes for kids and adults, but the class sizes are extremely limited.
Star Wars Lightsaber Choreographer Nick Gillard to Give Lessons in Cincinnati
Nick Gillard is a stunt coordinator involved with dozens of movies and TV shows. His best work would be the lightsaber choreography for Star Wars Episodes I, II, and III. He has worked with the likes of Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen, Samuel L. Jackson, Christopher Lee, Liam Neeson, and other Hollywood elite in the prequel franchise.
He has also been involved with stunt work with many other great films over the last 30 years, among them are: Sleepy Hollow, Tomorrow Never Dies, GoldenEye, Waterworld, The Three Musketeers, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Labyrinth, Krull, and other 75 more.
He has been cast as an actor in over a dozen series or features, including as the Jedi Master Cin Drallig in Revenge of the Sith.
Nick is the head of Danger Inc, the creative company behind stunt sequences in additional movies like Wanted and Shaft. Currently, Nick is the stunt coordinator on the feature films The Fold and Growl. Both are due to hit theatres in 2013.
In addition to meeting fans and signing autographs, Nick Gillard with host Jedi Training at scheduled times on Saturday and Sunday of the Cincinnati Comic Expo. He will also host Padawan Training for kids on Sunday during the hours of hours of Kid Con. Details on each class and tickets can be purchased by visiting here: http://2012cincinnaticomicexpo.eventbrite.com/?ref=eweb. Please note that class sizes are extremely limited, so reserve your spot today.
More on Danger Inc can be found and seen here: http://www.danger-inc.com/stunts.asp?page=home
Highlights of Nick’s work can be seen here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y0-l0YoATaw
The Cincinnati Comic Expo has been entertaining thousands of fans since 2010 with an annual show celebrating all periods and genres of pop culture with an emphasis on comics. The 2012 Cincinnati Comic Expo will be held from Friday, September 21, through Sunday, September 23, at the Duke Energy Convention Center. Tickets vary in price and can be purchased online. More information on events and other artists attending the show can be found at www.cincinnaticomicexpo.com.
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