Vanessa Mena

Vanessa Mena

Vanessa Mena is an actress, writer, director and stage combatant. Most recently she has assisted in teaching and choreographing stage combat at Arcadia High School and Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. She is certified by the Society of American Fight Directors in quarterstaff, sword & shield, unarmed, knife and single sword. Her most notable productions include Midsummer Night’s DreamMacbeth and She Kills Monsters.

Writing and directing is another passion that she hopes to pursue further, with the desire to help amplify the voice of the Latinx community. She hopes to contribute pieces that represent her community with honesty and strength.