"What would be an adventure if you didn't get to fight a dragon?" Tilly, She Kills Monsters, Qui Nguyen

Danielle's work as a fight director has been seen in New York, Boston, the Providence Fringe Festival, and at various regional universities.  She has pioneered stage combat as part of the pathways curriculum at the University at Buffalo, introducing students from across the university to the discipline of stage combat as a medium for learning: communication, partnering, body awareness, consent, self esteem, and creativity (among other critical skills).

Twelfth Night Promo

This is a promo video that the Center for the Arts put together to advertise the production of Twelfth Night which Danielle directed and fight directed at the University at Buffalo. Danielle also taught the students sword care, sword handling, and safety protocols around sword storage.  This video shows all of those things put into action.

Punch it Forward

During the pandemic, curricular requirements meant that Danielle had to run her stage combat class, but social distancing requirements meant that it had to be done remotely. This video is a group project her class put together as a means of creative connection in a time when we were physically distant.

Selected Credits

9 to 5, University at Buffalo, Dir: Eric Deeb Weaver

Mr. Burns' Post-Electric Play, University at Buffalo, Dir: Scout Fitzgerald

Henry VI ii, University at Buffalo, Dir: Danielle Rosvally

Outrage, University at Buffalo, Dir: Mason Beggs

Renascense, University at Buffalo, Dir: James Beaudry

Twelfth Night, University at Buffalo, Dir: Danielle Rosvally
Julius Caesar, University at Buffalo, Dir: Danielle Rosvally
45 Plays for 45 Presidents,  University at Buffalo, Dir: Lindsay Brandon Hunter
Bad Hamlet, Providence Fringe Festival, Dir: Daniel Bourque
Hamlet, Apollinaire Theatre, Dir: Danielle Jacques
An Awfully Big Adventure, Bridgewater State University, Dir: Coleen Rua
Big Love, Merrimack College, Dir: Kathleen Sills
A Beautiful Day in November on the Banks of the Greatest of the Great Lakes, Apollinaire Theatre, Dir: Danielle Jacques
Bent, Zeitgeist Stage Company, Dir: David Miller
Good Television, Zeitgeist Stage Company,  Dir: David Miller
Macbeth, Charlestown Working Theatre, Dir: Jennifer Johnson
Rent, Tufts University, Dir: Barbara Grossman
Richard III, Tufts University, Dir: Gibson Cima
Welcome to Arroyo's, Tufts University, Dir: Noe Montez

Photo courtesy of Ken Smith

Photo courtesy of Meredith Forrest Kulwicki