Mike Lubke - Crazy Idea Generator, Enthusiasm Projector, Face
Mike Lubke is a performer and violence coordinator based in Minneapolis. He has been studying various martial forms since he was 7, and the stage applications of those forms for the past decade or so. He is the resident fight director for Six Elements Theatre Company, and is the lunatic behind their annual Human Combat Chess show, featuring multiple choreographers working on over 20 fights. He is the owner and operator of the Minnesota Stage Combat Open Gym, the largest regular stage combat gathering in the state. His choreography credits feature numerous productions for local professional theatres including History Theatre, Theatre Unbound, Coin Purse Theatre, and the Minnesota Fringe Festival. Mike holds a BA in Theatre Arts from the University of Minnesota and is a Certified Teacher with the Society of American Fight Directors.
Michael H. Speck - Grand Vizier, Highest of Poobahs, The Leash
Mike Speck is a Certified Teacher with the SAFD, for which he also racked up 8 years of service on the Governing Body and Regional Representatives Committee. He is a ludist and a Luddite, a peregrinating pedagogue with a perverse penchant for puns; he specializes in orthographic violence and is helpful to have around when the spreadsheet hits the fan.