Welcome!

Founded in 1993, the Noble Blades are the resident stage combat troupe of the Reston Community Players (Reston, Virginia) and the area’s premier professionally trained, community theatre-based fight group. Our primary activities include providing workshops, demonstrations and fight choreography.

Members of the Noble Blades receive extensive schooling from certified teachers with the Society of American Fight Directors. Weapon specialties include:

  • Unarmed Combat
  • Rapier and Dagger
  • Single Sword
  • Broadsword
  • Small Sword
  • Broadsword and Shield
  • Knife
  • Quarterstaff

The Noble Blades are committed to learning and presenting stage combat in an entertaining, educational, historically accurate and safe manner. As part of the Reston Community Players, we support their commitment to “a level of professionalism rarely aspired to in amateur theatre.”