DR Lyndall Grant

DR Lyndall Grant


  • Animal Locomotion
  • Dramatic Combat (Performance, training and choreography)
  • Performance Capture and Motion Capture (Performance)



  • Lyndall is a Fight Director and Movement Director, who specialises in performance, directing and training for Performance Capture and Motion Capture. She is a member of the Society of Australian Fight Directors, and certified Dramatic Combat teacher with the British Academy of Dramatic Combat. Currently Lyndall is the Tutor in Theatre (Stage Combat) with the VCA Theatre, and also works as a freelance fight director and movement director for theatre, film and performance capture with Australian and international companies such as the Melbourne Theatre Company, Melbourne Opera and Rose Theatre Kingston (London). Lyndall graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science (2003) and Bachelor of Animal Science (2002), and worked as a veterinary surgeon in the U.K. from 2003 to 2016. During this time she trained as an actor, graduating with an MA Acting from London's ArtsEd School of Acting, and maintained a professional acting career. Lyndall began training as a teacher of dramatic combat in 2009, passing out as an accredited teacher in 2012. She started working as a fight director in London in 2011. In 2013 Lyndall established Captivate Action Ltd. in the U.K., as the first company to specialise in training and performance in action and Performance Capture. Captivate launched the unique Performance Capture Intensive course for ‘mocap’ performance in the U.K. in 2014. In 2015 Lyndall began teaching Stage Combat modules at the VCA Theatre as a sessional teacher. She returned permanently to Melbourne in 2016 and began as a permanent Tutor in Theatre (Stage Combat) at the VCA Theatre in 2017. Recent fight directing credits include: 'Hungry Ghosts' (movement director - Melbourne Theatre Company); 'The House of Bernada Alba (fight director - Melbourne Theatre Company); 'Alice in Winterland' (fight director - Rose Theatre Kingston); 'Vivid White' (fight and movement director - Melbourne Theatre Company); 'Macbeth' (fight director - Melbo   


Member of

  • Veterinary Practitioners Registration Board of Victoria. General Registration - Veterinary Practitioner 2016 -


Education and training

  • MA Acting, City University London 2006
  • BVSc (hons), University of Melbourne 2003
  • BAnSc, University of Melbourne 2002

Awards and honors

  • Ethel and William Walters Memorial Scholarship, The University of Melbourne, 2002
  • Melbourne Undergraduate Scholarship, The University of Melbourne, 1998



Available for supervision

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