Our Story

 

Rick Sordelet and Christian Kelly-Sordelet are Fight Directors and creators of Sordelet INC, an exciting combat company bringing over thirty years of action movement experience to the NYC-based theatre community.

Their 65 Broadway productions include Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Waiting for Godot/ No Man's Land and Picnic. Their credits also include more than 60 first-class productions on five continents in hundreds of cities around the world including Ben Hur Live both in Rome and the European Tour. (www.benhurlive.com)

Rick and Christian have been fight directors for dozens of regional theatres around the U.S. Their shows range from Sam Shepard to William Shakespeare.

They have four National Tours running across America and Beauty and the Beast on an International Tour.

Current projects include The Whipping Man for George Street Playhouse,Big Love for the Signature Theater, two different productions of Peter Pan and Tis Pity She's a Whore for the Red Bull Theater.

Rick just finished coordinating th stunts for the indie feature LIV directed by Cathrine Easton.

Both Rick and Christian are stunt coordinators for television and film with over 1000 episodes of daytime television and numerous feature films.

Rick teaches stage combat for Yale School of Drama and with Christian at HB Studio in NYC.

Christian teaches Stage Combat at CUNY Harlem.

Rick, with his partner David Blixt runs an electronic publishing company called Sordelet INK.