John Stork Martial Arts Master


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JOHN STORK

 

Experience

Sci-Fi Channel: “Who Wants To Be A Superhero?” Season 2 (2007)

· Played “Hyper-Strike”, top 3 finalist in reality TV series judged

by Stan Lee.

Atomic Clown: “Out of Orbit” (2007)

· Played “Handyman” in 3 person clown play. New York, NY.

The Midnight Circus: “Stilettos, Circus, and Soul!” (2006)

· Played “Super Impact Man” in world premier production

featuring Alexandra Billings and the music of Mars Williams’

Grammy-nominated band, Liquid Soul.

The Much Ado Circus: Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” (2006)

· Played “Boatswain” in theatrical circus production. St. Louis, MI.

The Second City Improv All-Stars Variety Hour… And 15 Minutes…”

· Performed solo comedy-martial arts-daredevil-acrobatic act.

Chicago, IL (2005).

The Midnight Circus: “Haunted Hijinx” (2003 thru 2007)

· Performed in Halloween themed theatrical circus show on Daley

Plaza. Chicago, IL.

SeaWorld: “Riptide” (2005, 2004)

· Performed in summer-long circus and acrobatics show. San

Antonio, TX.

Circus Smirkus: “Big Top Tour” (2003, 2002, 2001)

· Performer in international youth circus featured in Disney

Channel’s original series Totally Circus.

Pathfinder Pictures: “Shadow Fury” (2001)

· Played teenage “Kismet” in the independent film directed by

Makoto Yokoyama. Performed many of own stunts/fight

choreography.

1st International Tournament of Artistic Martial Arts (2001)

· 15-17 Boys Weapons Division Silver Cup Winner. Paris,

France.

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Burger King: “Enter the Dragon” (2000)

· Played “Goku” in national commercial for Dragonball Z kids

meals. Performed many of own stunts.

World Kickboxing Association World Championships (1999)

· Junior Forms World Champion. Hannover, Germany.

Education

SKILLS/TRAINING:

Martial Arts: (14 yrs.) Shaolin Kempo Karate, Okinawan Shorei-Ryu, Freestyle

Tae-Kwon-Do, Chinese Wushu.

Coaches: Michael Chaturantabut – 7-time World and National Forms and Weapons

Champion, founder of XMA.

Ming Liu – Stunt double for Lucy Liu in Kill Bill (1 & 2), China National Wushu

Champion.

Circus: (8 yrs.) Handbalancing, Tumbling, Chinese Pole, Hand-to-Hand/Partner-Acro,

Juggling, Clowning.

Coaches: Zina & Valodia Augustova – Former Soviet acrobats with the Moscow Circus

and Ringling Bros.

Jeff Jenkins – Midnight Circus founder, performed with Ringling Bros., Clown

College slapstick coach.

Rob Mermin – Founder of Circus Smirkus, former Dean of Clown College,

student of Marcel Marceau.

Seminars: Lu Yi (San Francisco Circus Center) – Chinese Acrobatics

Alpha Stunts (Power Rangers) – Stunt Work/Stunt Fighting

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