Saskatchewan

Daniel Ford Beavis

Daniel Ford Beavis has dedicated decades to mastering and sharing his love of stage combat and film and television stunts in Saskatoon.
Daniel Ford Beavis has dedicated decades to mastering and sharing his love of stage combat and film and television stunts in Saskatoon. (Submitted by Clare Middleton)
Outside his day job of owning and operating three (soon to be four) restaurants and a rental property company in Saskatoon Daniel Ford Beavis has been working as an artist. He has dedicated decades to mastering and sharing his love of stage combat and film and television stunts. With a BFA in acting and a background in martial arts, Daniel trained internationally in stage combat and stunts and has brought that training back to Saskatchewan.  He has now spent 15 years as Fight Director in Residence with Shakespeare on the Sask, as well as working with countless other theatre companies in the province and around the world.  He has changed the way fights happen on stage in this province. Making them safer for the actors and more compelling for the audience. He has worked as a stunt coordinator and stunt performer on many of Sask's biggest film and TV projects. Serving nearly 10 years on the ACTRA council and as ED of the IOSP, Daniel brings a wealth of knowledge to the arts in Saskatoon.

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