Stefan Ruiz

Playing Age:  18-28

Height: 5' 4" (162cm)

Bodyshape:  Athletic, Slim but toned.

Arm Span:  70cm

Natural Accent:  Standard English/hint of London

Other Accents: General American, Indian, Irish, Scottish, French, African and Eastern European

Special skills: Parkour, gymnastics, tricking, horse riding, puppetry, highly qualified in advanced stage and screen combat, fire arms handling, circus skills, swimming, free diving, rock climbing, bouldering, skateboarding, skiing, trampolining, various other sports (including; rugby, archery, football, basketball, athletics, tennis, etc), Stefan has experience in racing go karts (He competitively raced at the age of 15).

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.

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Spotlight:  https://www.spotlight.com/interactive/cv/4895-0166-7601