Marisa's passion for theatre and dance education started in high school when she became a director and choreographer for her high school forensics team. She also grew up as a competitive dancer and while still competing herself, she became an assistant and student teacher at her hometown dance studio in Little Rock, Arkansas. She is currently the intern director for the Weathervane Theatre in Whitefield, New Hampshire. She also works virtually and in person at Dance Dynamics, a competitive dance studio in Little Rock. Marisa travels nationwide as a dance competition adjudicator and theatre dance master class instructor. She has started her very own dance class geared towards actors in New York City. Dance Advantage is a class that helps actors develop the skills, confidence and knowledge to perform successfully in dance calls.