David Dierks, Co-Chair of the War Room, has studied Bartitsu under Tom Badillo since 2009. He has been part of Tom’s fight team at many venues, including ones in Portland, Oregon; Las Vegas, Nevada; and several Bay Area appearances. He has studied with Tony Wolf, one of the foremost authorities of Bartitsu in the modern age, and has studied stage combat with Christopher Villa and Richard Lane. He is the resident fight choreographer and technical director for the Orinda Starlight Village Players. In addition, he is one of the more irregular members of the SF Bay Area Bartitsu Irregulars. David can be reached at email@example.com.
Jill Gelster is the Co-Chair for the War Room. She has studied Bartitsu under Tom Badillo since 2009. She has also been part of Tom’s fight team at many events, including ones in Portland, Oregon, Las Vegas, Nevada, and several demoes in the Bay Area. She has also studied under Tony Wolf, one of the foremost authorities of Bartitsu in the modern age. She has a Bachelors of Arts in theater from Santa Clara University and is the Administrative Director of the Orinda Starlight Village Player theater company in Orinda, California. Jill can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.Jill-and-Dave-Bio-and-Class-Description