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True West

True West

Read Renny’s Tricycle Theatre blog entry – August 2014 There’s no love lost between brothers Austin and Lee in Sam Shepard’s True West – and some pretty spectacular fight scenes to show for it! Today we welcome True West Fight Director Renny Krupinski to the Tricycle blog to tell us how he ended up choreographing… Continue reading

Crossing swords in the name of art

When the swords start flying in The Royal Exchange’s thrilling new production of Cyrano de Bergerac, you don’t need to suspend your belief very hard to feel the fights are for real. The design of the theatre, in the round, means that there is nowhere to hide in a stage fight. Every slap, every punch… Continue reading

En garde for world premiere!

Power, corruption, intrigue, romance and above all swashbuckling come to Bradford’s Alhambra when Alexandre Dumas’ classic tale, The Three Musketeers, is brought to life as a ballet for the very first time. David Nixon, who has choreographed this new production for Northern ballet Theatre, explains what drew him to the story: “Firstly, the opportunity to… Continue reading

Karen’s Revenge! – “Closer” – 13th March 2004

Karen’s Revenge! – “Closer” – 13th March 2004

Coronation Street’s Karen McDonald may have been left reeling by Tracy Barlow’s demolition job on her wedding to Steve — but we all know that she never stays on the ropes long. An explosive revenge is inevitable — and ‘Closer’ went behind the scenes to watch it happen. This time, Tracy’s big day is ruined… Continue reading

Street Fighter! – “Soaplife” magazine – February 2004

Street Fighter! – “Soaplife” magazine – February 2004

Meet fight co-ordinator Renny Krupinski, the man who puts the OUCH factor into Corrie’s best bust-ups… Maybe there’s something in water or Betty’s been putting too much red meat in her hotpots, but the fists have been flying in Weatherfield. Dev, Joe, Ciaran, Los, Mick, Steve, Fiz and Maria have all had punch-ups and even… Continue reading

Cloak and dagger at the fight club

Usually a fight director’s role goes almost unrecognised, but not this time. Sarah Hemming talks to Renny Krupinski the man behind the swords of The Three Musketeers While most of us spend the festive season trying to avoid open conflict with anything larger than a turkey, at London’s Young Vic theatre a group young men… Continue reading