Paul Benzing

Fight Director

Paul Benzing directed fights for Hedda Gabler, Amadeus, Young Chekhov Season, Great Britain,
Antigone, Emperor and Galilean, Nation, The Revenger’s Tragedy and Mother Courage and her Children
at the National Theatre; The Seven Acts of Mercy at the RSC; Don Giovanni at Glyndebourne; The Three Musketeers at Southampton and Basingstoke; Journey’s End at The Comedy; Hamlet at the Young Vic, London and Nuffield, Southampton; National Anthem at the Old Vic; Lear and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at Sheffield Crucible; Manchester Passion for the BBC; A Clockwork Orange, Our Friends in the North, Close the Coalhouse Door, Blue Remembered Hills, Catch 22 and Get Carter for Northern Stage; Black Comedy, Moonlight and Magnolias, Of Mice and Men, Sleuth, A Bunch of Amateurs and The Lady Killers for the Watermill, Newbury; Troilus and Cressida for Cheek By Jowl; West Side Story at Wandsworth Prison; Dreams of Violence and Flight Path for Out of Joint; Othello at Ludlow Festival; Zadia for Classical Opera; What the Butler Saw, Beasts and Beauties and Firebird at Hampstead; Wild Oats at Bristol Old Vic; The Comedy of Errors and Into the Woods for Regent’s Park; The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, Guys and Dolls, The Rehearsal and Ross at Chichester; The Country Wife, The Sea, Marguerite, Sweeney Todd, West Side Story, The Pajama Game, Private Lives, Buddy and Elf – The
Musical in London’s West End. He has also arranged fights for Parkshow Productions, a company that puts on stunt shows in theme parks throughout the UK and Europe.