Stefan Ruiz

Location UK

Playing Age 20-30

Height 5' 4" (162cm)

Body Shape Athletic

Natural Accent(s) English (General)

Other Accents American (General), English (Estuary), French, Indian

Gender Male

Right/Left Handed Right

Sport Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Boxing, Cricket, Cycling, Diving, Football, Shooting, Skiing, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Trampolining, Wakeboarding

Dance Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, Tap

Other/Skills Acting, Circus, Creature/Monster, Free Running, MMA, Parkour, Puppeteer, Stunts, Theatre Trained, Wirework

Swords Broadsword, Court Sword/Small Sword, Found Weapons Fight, Gladius, Knife, Mixed Weapons Fights, Quarter Staff, Rapier and Dagger, Rapier and Cloak, Swashbuckling Rapier, Sword and Shield, Tomahawks, Unarmed

Firearms Blank Firing, Gas Firing, Handling Trained, Live Firing, Movement Trained, Safety Trained

Appearance Latin American, Mediterranean, Mixed Race

Experience & Training: Stefan graduated from Guildford School of Acting with a 1st class BA Hons degree in acting in 2013. He has many advanced qualifications in various weapons systems for stage combat with The Academy of Performance Combat, he has also been assistant teaching for True Edge Stage Combat for the past few years and is starting his apprenticeship with them in the next couple of months. Stefan has completed the basic Bare Arms weapons handling course last year, he regularly trains gymnastics at Hendon gymnasium and is an ambassador for the trampoline park in Brent Cross (Flip Out). Stefan is also a STA level 2 qualified Swimming teacher and he was a lifeguard from the age of 16. Stefan was the assistant director on the APC stage combat summer film course and owns his own award winning freelance production company.

 He has done a puppetry course with the national youth theatre in 2010 and more recently has completed two UK tours with ‘In The Night Garden’ in which he fine tuned his puppetry skills. Stefan has danced since the age of 3 and competed in festivals all around the country, in 2015 he was part of the core dance team for 'Secret Cinema presents Dirty Dancing’. He also has also been training in parkour for the past 4 years and has a parkour reel on his spotlight. Finally, Stefan has trained in acro-balance, he has recently become a keen archer (and has his own bow and arrow) and is currently perfecting this skills, along with stilt walking (kangaroo stilts) and free driving.