Marisa was cast at 18 to star in the hit musical Mamma Mia with Mirvish Productions. Her age an initial concern they offered her the understudy but after auditions in London England, New York and Vancouver they chose her for the leading role. She stayed with the company for two years and toured with the show to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver in 2003. She re-joined the cast in 2005 for the show’s final four months.
Last year she was seen as Diana Barry in the first mainland production of Anne & Gilbert (Thousand Island Playhouse). Most recently Marisa appeared as herself in the hit t.v show How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria?. The 6 month process took her to London and Salzburg Austria to sing for Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber, followed by a 7 week live show where she placed in the top four. Other film and t.v credits include; The Stalking of Laurie Show (U.S movie of the week), Exhibit A: Secret of Forensic Science, The Salem Witch Trials with Shirley MacLaine (CBS), and guest starring roles as Judy Rogers in Tru Calling (FOX) and Rebecca in DOC with Billy Ray Cyrus.
Marisa just finished making her sketch comedy debut as part of a select group chosen from across Canada to perform in YTV’s showcase for a new series called EAT T.V. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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