Nicolas Santana

Certified Teacher

Nic is a teacher, artist, and choreographer from Palm Beach County, FL. He is co-founder of Swordfish Stage Combat Workshops and co-director of Heroes-for-Hire, a company offering stage violence design and instruction. Over the past decade Nic's work has been seen in professional Florida based theatre houses such as, Florida Grand Opera, Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Asolo Repertory Theatre, Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Arts Garage, Main Street Playhouse, and Shakespeare Miami. A passionate educator, Nic regularly travels to China developing arts integration curriculum, sharing language learning technique, and continuing his life long journey of martial arts training.

In 2009 Nic was awarded with the Randolph A. Frank Prize for the Performing Arts as "Upcoming Artist to Watch".


Skill Proficiency History

Date Weapon Location Grade

Action Arts

Aug 8, 2014 Broadsword Macon, Georgia Recommended Pass
Aug 8, 2014 Single Sword Macon, Georgia Recommended Pass
Aug 8, 2014 Knife Macon, Georgia Recommended Pass
Aug 8, 2014 Unarmed Macon, Georgia Recommended Pass
Aug 8, 2014 Small Sword Macon, Georgia Recommended Pass
Aug 8, 2014 Quarterstaff Macon, Georgia Recommended Pass
Aug 24, 2011 Broadsword Macon, Georgia Recommended Pass
Aug 24, 2011 Single Sword Macon, Georgia Recommended Pass
Aug 24, 2011 Knife Macon, Georgia Recommended Pass
Aug 24, 2011 Unarmed Macon, Georgia Recommended Pass
Aug 24, 2011 Small Sword Macon, Georgia Recommended Pass
Aug 24, 2011 Broadsword and Shield Macon, Georgia Recommended Pass
Aug 24, 2011 Quarterstaff Macon, Georgia Recommended Pass

A-Town Throw Down

May 18, 2014 Small Sword Atlanta, Georgia Recommended Pass
May 18, 2014 Broadsword and Shield Atlanta, Georgia Recommended Pass

National Stage Combat Workshop - SPRs

Jul 27, 2012 Rapier and Dagger Winston-Salem, North Carolina Recommended Pass