B. H. Barry, established over 30 years ago as one of the foremost fight directors in England, was a co-founderof the Society of British Fight Directors, now known as the British Society of Dramatic Combat. In 1973 he helped found Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, Massachusetts. He currently teaches at Circle in the Square. He just returned from The Salzburg Festival in Austria and is currently working on a German musical in Berlin, Des Schu des Manitu. He has been awarded both a Drama Desk Award and an Obie Award for Sustained and Consistent Excellence in Stage Combat.