Marisa is a Calgary born performer, songwriter and playwright. She wrote the book of the new musical “Scattered” which is currently being produced as a workshop with SideNote Theatre.
Select Theatre Credits: Off the Beaten Path (Storybook Workshop), Frog Prince The Musical (SideNote Theatre),Jumpy and the Frog (Wagonstage), The Frog Prince (Stage West Kids + Birnton Theatricals), Midsummer Nights Dream (The Shakespeare Company, Bard in the Yard), antigone lives*, Metamorphoses, Closer to the Heart, Splendour, Macbeth (U of C, SCPA),
She can also be seen on Film/TV in: Breathe, Siren (SAIT) Broken Records (Blackfoot Nation Films), The Utilties: Hangdog (Storyhive Music Video), Auryon (Prairie Kitten Productions).
Marisa is a graduate of the School of Creative and Performing Arts at the University of Calgary with distinction. Recently, Marisa has achieved her FDC stage combat certification as a Basic Actor Combatant under the teaching of John Knight.
Marisa has won various awards including a platinum award for singing at the Calgary Performing Arts Festival, as well as she is a two time recipient of the Noel Coward Memorial Award for excellence in acting in both 2017 and 2018. Marisa strives to engage the audience in a captivating and compelling performance, whether that be in as an actor, a dancer, a singer, or all three at once.