Marisa is an American Ballet Theatre Training Curriculum certified teacher. She began her dance training at Wayne Ballet and Centre for Dance Arts in Wayne, Pennsylvania. She continued her pre-professional training with Brandywine Ballet Company, where she studied under Martha Chamberlain and Nancy Page. While there, She performed works by Meredith Rainey and George Balanchine. She continued her training with American Repertory Ballet, where she attended their trainee program for two years. She studied under Douglas Martin, Kathleen Moore, Maria Youskevitch, and Kirk Peterson. She performed in Douglas Martins A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Rite of Spring, and The Nutcracker. In the summer of 2016, Marisa received her teaching certification through American Ballet Theatre’s National Training Curriculum’s. In 2016, Marisa joined The Montgomery Ballet. She performed as Clara in The Nutcracker, Canary Fairy in The Sleeping Beauty, and an Odalisque in Le Corsaire. Since arriving in Dallas, Marisa has performed with Ballet Dallas, Anita N. Martinez Ballet Folklorico, the Sarah Matzke Movement Collective, and is in her first season as a company member with Ballet Dallas and Dallas Neoclassical Ballet.