Founded in 1993, the Noble Blades are the resident stage combat troupe of the Reston Community Players (Reston, Virginia).

The Noble Blades are dedicated to serving as the greater Washington, D.C. area’s premier professionally trained and community-based stage combat troupe. We promote the education and production of safe, historically accurate and compelling storytelling through dramatic conflict, consent and stage combat throughout the community and the arts.

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

Our primary activities include providing workshops, demonstrations and fight choreography. For more information beyond what’s on this website, please find us on Facebook.