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Chuck Coyl graduated with a BFA in Acting from Southern Methodist University and is certified to teach Stage Combat by the Society of American Fight Directors.
A professional fight director for more than 30 years, Coyl is a three-time president of the Society of American Fight Directors. Recent credits include the Broadway production and national tour of August: Osage County, The Crucible and Superior Donuts at Steppenwolf Theatre Company, 2666, Another Word for Beauty, The Upstairs Concierge at the Goodman Theatre, and Sucker Punch at Victory Gardens Theatre, for which he received a Joseph Jefferson Award nomination. Coyl is a member of the American Guild of Musical Artists, The Stage Director’s and Choreographers Society, the International League of Fight Directors and Choreographers, the North Carolina Stuntmen’s Association and a founding member of the Single Action Theatre Company.