Ran Arthur Braun

Ran Arthur Braun

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Ran Arthur Braun | Live Action Design | Stunts |Fight Aerial Underwater & Fire |Dance & Acro Coordination | Choreography

Ran Arthur Braun is a Stage Director and Live Action Designer who specialises in live stunt coordination (including fire and underwater sequences), fight choreography (all weapons and styles) and aerial coordination (live performance including all wire work). Ran also has experience in movement direction for large scale shows with a wide variety of styles, including urban dance, break-dancing choreography, parkour, acrobatics and extreme sports.

Action Team

In his 20+ years of industry experience, Ran has assembled a world-class international team of performers trained in stunts, acrobatics & flying, dance, fighting & record-breaking pyrotechnics. As one of the  most Exciting Action Crews in Europe, Ran’s team is able to create & deliver bespoke and dynamic entertainment for both corporate and theatrical events to the specifications and budget of the producer – inclusive of 1st class casting.

Action Design

Ran has gained huge recognition for his work and is in great demand all across Europe, winning numerous awards including: 2011 Estonian Theatre and Music Award (Director Of The Year), and two Polish Music and Theatre Awards (2014 for Best Design, and 2015 for Director of the Year). His productions are known for their imaginative physical language. He collaborates regularly with leading Stage Directors and Companies around the world.

Ran initially trained as a singer at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance before studying stage direction at the La Monnaie Opera Studio. Ran has over 150 credits, including a 14  year relationship with the Bregenz Festival and recent work for Salzburg Festival, The Royal Opera House, London, Stuttgart Oper, The Croatian National Ballet, Komische Oper Berlin, The Royal Opera House Copenhagen, The Polish National Opera, Poznan Grand Theatre, Welsh National Opera, Dutch National Opera, Paris Opera, Berlin State Opera, Korean National Opera, Sa Francisco Opera and many more.

Next projects:  Othello (Royal Opera House London / Japan tour), The Love of Three Oranges (Opera Philadelphia), Klangwolke Festival (Linz), Nabucco (Valencia), Egmont (Vienna), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Berlin). 

Recent projects: Les Troyens (Opera national du Paris), The Maid of Orleans (Theatre an der Wien), La Fanciulla del West (NCPA Beijing), Didone Abbandonata (Theater Basel).

Ran teaches stage combat at the Royal Opera House in London, Centre de Perfeccionament Plácido Domingo in Valencia, and the Opera Studio in Amsterdam. 

L'elisir d'amore - Directed, choreographed & designed by Ran Arthur Braun
Egmont - Theater an Der Wien - Silk Scene
La Fanciulla - China (2019)
Les Troyens - The making of the Fire Stunt - Paris National Opera
La Forza Del Destino - Dresden
Fire Stunt - This Girl is on Fire - Bregenz Festival - Magic Flute 2014
Magic Flute - Bregenz Festival 2013 - Stunt Performer's Point of View
Sword Play - Turandot - Bregenz Festival 2015/2016
Fire Swords - Isky Fay Prepares for Turandot 2016 - Bregenz
AIDA from Bregenz Festival
Slow Motion - Fire Juggling: Bregenz Festival 2015
Macbeth - Trailer : Royal Opera House, Copenhagen 2013
Künstlereingang Folge 4 | Ein bewegtes Leben
Peter Pan | Flight School Film
Turandot - Bregenz Festival 2015 : Fight Scene
Fighting, armour, and Amore in Madrigals
Monteverdi’s Madrigals by Dutch National Opera
Carmen - Bregenz Festival - Finale Act 4 - The Drowning Scene
Otello - Fight Rehearsal - Royal Opera House
Acrobatic Action Design
"Micaela's Climbing Route" - Carmen - 2018 - Bregenz Festival

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