Rocio is an actor / fight director / teaching artist who was born and raised in Hell’s Kitchen, NYC.

Rocio just received an Outstanding Actress nomination at the Planet Connections Theater Festival for her role in CLOSE YOUR EYES AND SLEEP. She has been seen on stage working with great theater companies such as The Pearl Theater Company, American Globe Theater, The Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey, The Classical Theater of Harlem, and The Brick. Rocio as been on various short and independent films, commercials and TV including a reenactment documentary about the DC Sniper on MSNBC.

Rocio is has also worked as a teaching artist with Opening Act. An organization that provides arts programs for under-served public schools that have lost their funding for arts programs. Rocio has also staged and coordinated fights for off and off-off broadway, as well as independent films.