STAFF



DAVID BOUSHEY
Founder / Consultant

Founder of the United Stuntman's Association

Founder of the Society of American Fight Directors

Inductee into the Hollywood Stuntmen's Hall of Fame

Recipient of the Los Angeles Critics Award for Best Fight Choreography: 1981, 1985, 1991

One of Fourteen Fight Masters in North America

A 40 year professional career as a stunt coordinator and a stunt instructor throughout North America and Europe

Coordinated Stunts and Action for 8 Academy Award Winning Actors:

Chris Cooper
Brad Dourif
William Hurt
Tommy Lee Jones
Marsha Mason
Jon Voight
Christopher Walken
Denzel Washington

Other actors have included:

Gillian Anderson
Hoyt Axton
Drew Barrymore
Annette Bening
Timothy Busfield
Keith Carradine
Barry Corbin
Rebecca DeMorney
Laura Dern
Matt Dillon
David Duchovny
Linda Evans
Anna Faris
Brendan Fraser
Danny Glover
Harold Gould
Heather Graham
Rutger Hauer
Dennis Hopper
Amy Irving
James Earl Jones
Harvey Keitel
Heather Locklear
Kelly Lynch
Kyle MacLachlan
Darren McGavin
Mary Tyler Moore
Rob Morrow
Martha Plimpton
Linda Purl
Meg Ryan
Annabella Sciorra
Tom Skerritt
Jean Smart
Dean Stockwell
Keifer Sutherland
Janine Turner
Jobeth Williams
Elijah Wood

View his credits on IMDB.com.



IAN BOUSHEY
Company President

Head Administrator of the United Stuntman's Association. Born and raised in the stunt business. Assisted the operation of the school for the last 11 years.


The following staff are determined by availability, as some may be working on films at the time of the courses.


In alphabetical order:


BRANDON BELIEU
Wire & Gymnastics

15 years as a competitive gymnast. Parkour running and rock climbing. Utility stuntman specializing in aerial work and flying crew supervision along with harness rigging for all stunt applications. Stunt performer for several film & television productions. Stunt double & actor.


CHUCK JOHNSON
Martial Arts

12 years of experience with over 50 international television/film credits to date including Godzilla: Final Wars, Detroit 187, and motion capture for Metal Gear Solid V. The only prominent non-Japanese stunt actor and fight choreographer in Japan. A former American national Taekwondo champion, and trained in 10 different empty hand and weapons martial arts. Guest instructor for the Society of American Fight Directors teaching Katana Choreography.


WADI JONES
Martial Arts, Mini-tramp, Air Ram, Aerial work, & Driving

10 years as a teacher in several venues including boxing and mixed martial arts. Trainer in Parkour technique for film. Stunt performer for several films & commercials. Teaches break dance and hip hop professionally. He was in the top 16 of "So You Think You Can Dance" (season 8). Stunt performer and professional dancer.


MICHELLE LADD
Fire & Motion Capture

13 years as a fire instructor, fight arranger and motion capture specialist. L.A. fire fighter and EMT for the motion picture industry. Most recent credits "The Lord of the Rings", "The Chronicles of Narnia", Appleseed 2", "Flags of Our Fathers", and "Pirates of the Caribbean III". Actress & stunt double.


JEFF "ISH" McKRACKEN
School Coordinator
Armed & Unarmed Combat, Mini-tramp, Stair Falls, Fire, Wire, Air Ram, Rappelling

SAG actor, stunt performer, and stunt rigger for film, television, and web media. 14 years as instructor for the United Stuntmen's Association and 11 years as coordinator of the International Stunt School. 10 years of study with the Society of American Fight Directors. Has rigged mascots for the Seattle Supersonics, Portland Trailblazers, and Everett Silvertips Hockey franchise.


GREG POLJACIK
Armed & Unarmed Combat, Weapons, & Tumbling

12 years as teacher and choreographer for stage and screen with over 100 production credits to date. Utility stunt man specializing in all forms of combat. Member of the Society of American Fight Directors, AGMA, and Asylum Stunts. He teaches at The Second City Training Center in Chicago. He has developed and perfected blood effects for use in several film productions. Acting coach and stunt performer.


RICK SKENE
Stunt Driving, Wire

25 years in film/television with over 150 film credits. He is the leading stunt coordinator in Manitoba, Canada. He is a stunt driving and wire work specialist. A second unit director for several high profile stunt sequences in multiple productions. Founding member of the Society of Canadian Fight Directors and a teacher in the University of Winnipeg film department.


ERIC "DUTCH" STENEHJEM
Rigging, Wire, Ratchet, Air Ram

16 years as a professional rigger and flyer. ETCP Certification (Arena Rigging). Directed flying for television, film and stage. Co-designed all the flying systems for Seattle Opera and other professional houses. Owner/Director of Stage Flight FX Company. Journeyman member of IATSE. Key rigger for the United Stuntmen's Association.


AMY STURDIVANT
Aerial Flying & Rigging

SAG/AFTRA Stunt Performer in Los Angeles; utility stunts with a primary focus on fighting and falling. Has worked on several films and major network television shows, and has doubled for actresses including Missi Pyle and Lucy Lawless. Fire prep and safety for the International Stunt School since 2013. Former competitive rock climber, swimmer, decathlete, and coach.