Jaq Seifert
SAG-Aftra, EMC
MfA, Theatre
Certified Teacher, Society of american fight directors
GL-CMA Laban Movement analysis and Bartenieff Fundamentals
Proudly represented  by Stewart Talent

The Buttcracker: A Nutcracker Burlesque at Uptown Underground, November 29th, December 6th, 13th, and 20th at 8pm. Tickets here!

Up Next: Understudying for We Gonna Be Okay at American Theatre Company. https://www.atcweb.org/ February, 2018.


Currently, you can see their work once again with Porchlight Theatre in Billy Elliot, opening October 15th at The Ruth Page Center for the Performing Arts. Afterwards, catch Bobby Pin Girls with Nothing Without a Company.

December 4th and 5th, Jaq will be teaching a Stage Combat Intensive in Unarmed and Single Sword at Vagabond School of the Arts. Check out www.vagabondschool.com for registration information. 

Need to contact me? Email jaqseifert@gmail.com and I'll get back to you with any questions or needs you might have!

See you at the theatre!
About Me
Jaq Seifert (pronouns they/them) is a Chicago-based actor, director, fight and intimacy choreographer, and movement teacher. Originally from Fairfax, Virginia, they received their MFA from Western Illinois University ('13) and is the first openly trans Certified Teacher with the Society of American Fight Directors ('12). They received their Graduate Certificate in Laban Movement Analysis and Bartenieff Fundamentals from Columbia College Chicago in 2015, and has been working in Commedia dell'Arte with world-renowned maestro Antonio Fava for over ten years. They adjunct at Roosevelt University and Aurora University, pioneered the Audience Designer position at Theater Wit, are an Instructor at Vagabond School of the Arts,  and a teaching artist with Old Town School of Folk Music's Summer Camp Program. They have worked on Broadway and off-Broadway, with Roundabout Theatre Company, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, A Red Orchid, Raven Theatre, First Folio, Oak Park Theatre Festival, Porchlight Music Theatre, Theater Wit, Halcyon Theatre, The Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire, Cherokee Historical Association, and The Lost Colony, and was nominated for a New York Innovative Theatre Award for Fight Choreography with Stolen Chair Theatre Company. An avid runner, horseback rider, one-time stunt person and sometime juggler, Jaq also works in the wine industry. 

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