Marissa is a recent graduate from The University of Northern Colorado. She received her bachelor's in Theatre Education and a minor in Mathematics. She is a Colorado native and grew up in the Fort Collins area. She is the new director of NHS Thespian Troupe #822 and will also be directing this year's spring musical! Outside school, she enjoys going hiking and camping in the Rocky Mountains. She also enjoys dabbling in photography with her two sisters.
As an educator and an artist, she believes theatre is a great tool to improve collaboration, empathy, and critical thinking skills. She highly values creating a safe and inclusive learning environment that empowers all students to make bold choices and take risks every day in her classroom. She believes that theatre can ignite conversations and build confidence in her students. The best way to contact her via email at email@example.com.