Marisa was born a multicultural fish-out-of-water in the suburbs of Cincinnati, Ohio. Having graduated cum laude from NYU Tisch's New Studio on Broadway (BFA in Drama: Musical Theatre), she now works as a professional artist and teacher. She is currently also pursuing certification to become an Intimacy Coordinator !
Marisa employs her empathic nature as her greatest strength. As a mixed ethnicity, bisexual, and complex woman, she continues to advocate for not only the necessary uplift, but the celebration of LGTBQIA+ and BIPOC/Global Majority stories/storytellers.
HAMLET/THE TEMPEST with SHAKESPEARE in the WOODS
August 23rd-September 10th, 2023 in rep in Manchester, VT
Hamlet Directed by Elizabeth Dinkova
The Tempest Directed by Roberto Di Donato
Marisa will be playing Ophelia in Hamlet and Ferdinand/Sebastian in The Tempest.