Rocio Mendez

Rocio Mendez

Rocio born and raised in Hell's Kitchen, NYC. She is an award winning actress, fight and intimacy director and filmmaker.

Full Bio
Rocio Mendez is an Award Winning Actor, Fight and Intimacy director and a proud New Yorker committed to building confidence in brown and black girls through storytelling. Rocio has done multiple independent films showcasing their talents in martial arts and comedy. Rocio has worked with a range of theaters nationally including Atlantic Theater Company, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, and Classical Theater of Harlem, among the many. Rocio has been nominated for multiple awards for their work in Fight Choreography and Movement. Rocio is a team member of UNKLE DAVE_x0019_S FIGHT HOUSE - a collective of fight/intimacy/movement directors serving theater, film, and educational institutions.

Professional Credits
Bad Writing by Ela Their, Coffee and a Donut by Cary Patrick Martin, Pixie Dust by Damon Colquhoun, Clandestiny by Dylan Rogers
Industry Awards
Festival of Cinema - Winner, Best Supporting Actress

Artemis Women in Action Film Festival - Winner, Special Recognition Award

NYIT Award Nominee - Outstanding Choreography / Movement