Born in Los Angeles, CA and daughter to two New York immigrant family's; Marisa is a west coast girl with an east coast state-of-mind. She started acting at the age of 7 and went on to get her Bachelors Degree in Performing at California State Long Beach and Masters of Fine Arts Degree in Acting at The American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco, CA. She moved to New York, sang in a band, recorded an album, did a few off-broadway shows, and returned back home to CA in 2016. She currently lives in Santa Monica, CA with her pup, Lanie, pleather of plants, and dreams for her future as an artist. 


Tiny Marisa circa 1992 in her first musical, A Chorus Line

(give her a tony already)