Brandon DiPaola

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Associate Instructor
Bay Area, CA

Growing up in Hawaii but originally from the Bay Area, Brandon DiPaola is an actor, fight director and Instructor with Dueling Arts International. Brandon started his training at the Hawaii Conservatory of Performing Arts where he found a love for theater. His passion for the craft lead him to study at the East 15 Acting School in England where he holds a Bachelor’s in Acting and Stage Combat. Brandon was performing in theaters all over the Island such as Paliku Theatre, UH Manoa, and Kumu Kahua Theatre. He has appeared in many seasons of the Hawaii Shakespeare Festival in prominent roles as Cuddy Banks(The Witch of Edmonton) and Edgar(King Lear). Some of his fight directing credits include multiple productions of She Kills Monsters, Midsummer NIght’s Dream, and The Three Feathers. He was honored with the Excellence in Service Award from Paliku Theatre at the 2020 Po’okela Awards.