Kenan Ali

Kenan originally trained as an actor before turning his attention to the art of stage combat, as both tutor and fight director, over the last fifteen years. He is a dedicated martial artist with more than thirty years experience across many styles and disciplines. Kenan is also a qualified fencing coach through the British Academy of Fencing and is now an Equity Registered Fight Director, one of a very small number of such professionals in the U.K.

Recent theatre credits include: Queen Margaret, Death of a Salesman, The Producers, Mother Courage and Her Children (Royal Exchange, Manchester); Guys & Dolls, Standing at the Sky’s Edge, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Crucible, Sheffield); Treasure Island (Bolton Octagon); Peter Pan (Hull Truck Theatre); Treasure Island (SJT Scarborough); Mother of Him (Park Theatre); Lost Boys (NYT); Romeo & Juliet (Moving Stories); The Jungle Book (Derby Theatre); Noughts & Crosses (Pilot Theatre); Romeo & Juliet (Feelgood Theatre); Aladdin (Selladoor Worldwide); Peter Pan (PHA); Beauty and the Beast; Dick Whittington (Imagine Theatre); Macbeth (Oldham Coliseum); Peter Pan (Pele Productions).
Recent Film credits: Blank (Kenmor Films); Girl Alone (Old Hall Films); Rabbit Punch (Rabbit Punch Film); Soldiers of the Damned (Viking TV & Film).