MFA-Virginia Commonwealth University
Specialty: Acting, Movement
Professor Inouye serves as resident movement and stage combat specialist for the Case Western Reserve University programs. He is a certified teacher and theatrical firearms instructor with the Society of American Fight Directors, a certified teacher with the National Michael Chekhov Association, and a freelance actor, award-winning fight choreographer, and a stunt performer. Prior to joining CWRU he filled a similar role for the BFA program at the University of Wyoming, and has also taught for Virginia Commonwealth University, Christopher Newport University, and the College of William & Mary, as well as conferences and workshops across North America.
Professional work has included both screen work and live theatre. He is a proud member of SAG-AFTRA , as well as the Association of Theatre Movement Educators (ATME), the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (Associate), and the International Order of the Sword & Pen, with whom he is a member of the Artistic Advisory Committee. Academically his work is known through publications including The Theatrical Firearms Handbook(Focal Press, 2014), articles forThe Fight Master, and a chapter in Physical Dramaturgy (2018).