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 HAVOC MOVEMENT and NEUTRAL CHAOS Return for extensive offerings at Pawling Theatre Exchange

PTE is thrilled to be bringing nationally recognized theatrical and film combatants Jason Paul Tate and Robert Aronowitz of NYC-based NEUTRAL CHAOS and Jake Quinn of HAVOC MOVEMENT of Atlanta for an intensive in residence at our beautiful and spacious facilities. This 10-day workshop includes the opportunity to test for certification in two SAFD disciplines. And an additional 2 Day SAFD Theatrical Firearms Workshop is also offered as an extension of 10 Day Intensive or as standalone offering. Basic single occupancy housing and meals included as well as extensive grounds and facilities usage. To register, hop on over to their website at


2-day hands on training in the safe handling and proper procedures for the use of theatrical firearms on stage and screen.

Sunday, June 7th & Monday, June 8th, 2020.



12-day intensive training with opportunity for certification in two Society of American Fight Directors (SAFD) weapon disciplines.

Tuesday, June 9th - Sunday, June 21st, 2020. (Day Off - Monday June 15th) 

All classes take place at Trinity-Pawling School in Pawling, NY


Summer Combat Intensive
  • With Firearms - $1500 (Early Registration - $1400)

  • No Firearms - $1325 (Early Registration - $1250)

Theatrical Firearms Weekend Workshop
  • $350 (Early Registration - $300)

  • $250 Non-Refundable Deposit secures spot in Summer Intensive

  • $50 Non-Refundable Deposit secures spot in Firearms Workshop

  • Early Registration ends April 15th, 2020

  • Full amount must be paid by June 1st, 2020

Movement and Fight Directors' Intensive

6-day intensive training in creative movement solutions to violent and non-violent storytelling. All classes take place at Trinity-Pawling School in Pawling, NY

Tuesday, June 9th - Sunday, June 14th, 2020. 

This intensive will draw on various skill-based art forms including stage combat, martial arts, flow/object manipulation and aerials arts to devise various options for staging fights, intimacy and other unique physical circumstances.

Daily Schedule

  • 10am - 1pm: Morning Session

  • 1pm-2:30pm: Lunch

  • 2:30pm - 5:30pm: Afternoon Session

  • 5:30pm-7pm: Dinner

  • 7:00 - 9pm: Occasional Masterclasses, Social Outings, Relaxation Time, or Rehearsals.

NEUTRAL CHAOS is a movement solutions company with an emphasis in screen and stage combat committed to the development of new and existing talent in the professional entertainment industry. Our teachers are actors, stunt performers, fight directors and choreographers in today's industry market. We are in the hustle every day alongside you and want to help prepare you for the physical demand of auditioning and performing while providing you with marketable skills at rates that won't break the bank.

Started in 2018 by Jake Guinn, Jake Scott-Hodes, and Kristen Noonen, HAVOC MOVEMENT Company, LLC, offers theatre poised to enrich the Atlanta Community with adventurous art! Havoc works with movement artists, local and abroad, to create compelling and unique performances. We draw from multiple movement disciplines to devise refreshing theatrical experiences for all audiences.