Fight Director (United States)
HGO Appearances: Current season, fight director: Aida,The Passenger, Rigoletto and Carmen. Previously: Don Giovanni (2013), Show Boat (2013); fighter and fight captain: Romeo and Juliet and Il trovatore (2005). Fencing instructor: Rigoletto (2001). Supernumerary and fight captain: Dead Man Walking (2011), Of Mice and Men (2001), and Resurrection (1999).
About the Artist: Leraldo Alzaldúa is a Houston-based actor, director, and fight
director. He is a certified teacher of stage combat with the
Society of American Fight Directors. As an actor and fight
director, he has worked at the Alley Theatre in Venus in Fur, A Few
Good Men, The Mountaintop, Peter Pan, Treasure Island, Hitchcock
Blonde, Wait Until Dark, Black Comedy, Equus, and A Midsummer
Night's Dream. He has also worked with the Houston Shakespeare
Festival, Theatre Under the Stars, Stages Repertory Theatre,
Mildred's Umbrella, Ensemble Theatre, Opera in the Heights, and
Catastrophic Theatre. He has done voice-over work in the video game
Starship Troopers: Mobile Infantry and in anime for A.D. Vision
Studios/Sentai Filmworks. He has also worked in Stockholm and Uppsala, Sweden,
as a motion-capture fight director and performer. He is currently
an anime voice-over director for Sentai Filmworks and was formerly an adjunct professor of movement at the University of Houston School of Theatre & Dance.