Hannah Roccisano (She/Her/Hers)

Advanced Actor Combatant, Chair of Development

Hannah (Rock) Roccisano is an educator, director, teacher, fight choreographer, and stage combatant. She has her MFA and Master of Letters from Mary Baldwin Shakespeare and Performance with a concentration in directing, and her Bachelor of Arts in Theatre with 2 minors (communications, and stage combat) from SUNY Fredonia. 

Hannah is also the Chair of Development for the SAFD and the creator of their first initiative Expand, Educate, Empower. Bringing stage combat education to underserved communities.

Rock worked as an assistant to both Fight Master Sifu Michael Chin at Brooklyn College, The Julliard School, and at PACE University, and Fight Master J. David Brimmer at NYU Tisch School of the Arts and the Knickerbocker Studio. She has been employed as an educator of stage combat, choreographer and combatant in NYC, Atlanta, Virginia, Louisiana, North Carolina, Texas, Florida, Buffalo, and Fredonia, NY.


Skill Proficiency History

Date Weapon Location Grade

Pace University - Unarmed

Dec 8, 2021 Unarmed New York, New York Recommended Pass

Neutral Chaos Fall 2021

Nov 21, 2021 Rapier and Dagger New York, New York Recommended Pass
Nov 21, 2021 Quarterstaff New York, New York Recommended Pass
Nov 21, 2021 Broadsword and Shield New York, New York Basic Pass

Private

Nov 17, 2021 Knife New York, New York Recommended Pass

SPRs Philadelphia Stage Combat Workshop 2021

Nov 12, 2021 Broadsword Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Recommended Pass

Pace SPT / Unarmed

Dec 4, 2019 Unarmed New York, New York Recommended Pass

Mary Baldwin University, May Adjudication

May 21, 2019 Single Sword Staunton, Virginia Recommended Pass
May 21, 2019 Broadsword Staunton, Virginia Recommended Pass
May 21, 2019 Rapier and Dagger Staunton, Virginia Basic Pass

The Stage Combat Workshop at LA Tech 2019

Apr 20, 2019 Small Sword Ruston, Louisiana Recommended Pass

The Stage Combat Workshop at LA Tech 2017

Apr 15, 2017 Quarterstaff Ruston, Louisiana Recommended Pass

Neutral Chaos Fall 2016

Dec 18, 2016 Broadsword and Shield New York, New York Recommended Pass

NYU Fall 2016 SPR

Dec 15, 2016 Unarmed New York, New York Recommended Pass
Dec 15, 2016 Broadsword New York, New York Basic Pass

2016 NSCW - AACW & Interns

Jul 8, 2016 Unarmed Winston-Salem, North Carolina Basic Pass
Jul 8, 2016 Rapier and Dagger Winston-Salem, North Carolina Recommended Pass

La Tech Stage Combat Workshop SPRs

Mar 26, 2016 Knife Ruston, Louisiana Recommended Pass

SS/SiS SPR - 2/25/16

Feb 25, 2016 Single Sword New York, New York Recommended Pass
Feb 25, 2016 Small Sword New York, New York Recommended Pass

Winter Wonderland Workshop

Jan 8, 2016 Unarmed Rosemont, Illinois Basic Pass

Pace Univ / Knife & Unarmed SPR

Dec 8, 2015 Knife New York, New York Recommended Pass

2015 NSCW - AACW & Interns

Jul 10, 2015 Broadsword Winston-Salem, North Carolina Recommended Pass
Jul 10, 2015 Quarterstaff Winston-Salem, North Carolina Recommended Pass
Jul 10, 2015 Rapier and Dagger Winston-Salem, North Carolina Basic Pass
Jul 10, 2015 Single Sword Winston-Salem, North Carolina Basic Pass
Jul 10, 2015 Unarmed Winston-Salem, North Carolina Basic Pass
Jul 10, 2015 Small Sword Winston-Salem, North Carolina Basic Pass
Jul 10, 2015 Broadsword and Shield Winston-Salem, North Carolina Basic Pass
Jul 10, 2015 Knife Winston-Salem, North Carolina Basic Pass

Tooth & Claw Combat Arts

May 18, 2014 Unarmed Silver Spring, Maryland Recommended Pass

SUNY Fredonia

May 10, 2014 Rapier and Dagger Fredonia, New York Recommended Pass
May 10, 2014 Small Sword Fredonia, New York Basic Pass
May 9, 2012 Single Sword Fredonia, New York Basic Pass
May 9, 2012 Knife Fredonia, New York Basic Pass
Dec 18, 2011 Unarmed Fredonia, New York Recommended Pass

Louisiana Tech University

Apr 19, 2014 Broadsword and Shield Ruston, Louisiana Recommended Pass

Central Illinois Stage Combat Workshop

Jun 7, 2013 Broadsword Eureka, Illinois Recommended Pass
Jun 7, 2013 Knife Eureka, Illinois Basic Pass
Jun 7, 2013 Broadsword and Shield Eureka, Illinois Basic Pass

SUNY FREDONIA

May 15, 2013 Single Sword Fredonia, New York Basic Pass
May 15, 2013 Rapier and Dagger Fredonia, New York Basic Pass
May 15, 2013 Quarterstaff Fredonia, New York Recommended Pass
Dec 19, 2012 Unarmed Fredonia, New York Recommended Pass