In addition to her work with Tremaine, Marissa is a dance educator with experience in all aspects of the industry. As a professional dancer, she’s worked with stars such as William Shatner, Tracey Ullman, Usher, Jane Krakowski, Shirley MacLaine, Cloris Leachman, Arthur Duncan and Debbie Reynolds to name a few. Her television credits include appearances on Boston Legal, Ally McBeal, Boston Public and The Hughleys as well as commercials for K-Swiss and Polaroid. Movie credits include “The Amati Girls”, skeleton crew for “These Old Broads” and “Beautiful” and Film Short “Tap Heat”. She’s done Industrials for companies like PGA and Pepsi and performed on stage in the musicals Chess and The Heart of Biddy Mason. She worked as assistant choreographer for projects on 7th Heaven, The Brotherhood of Poland and Direct TV. Behind the scenes she has worked as an assistant casting director and is an experienced and enthusiastic stage manager. Marissa was a founding creative member and instructor of Dance Power, with the National Children’s Leukemia Foundation (NCLF), a program in which children and siblings whose lives are affected by cancer learn the healing powers of dance and movement. She enjoys teaching in her home town and guest teaching around the country. As a wife, mother and dancer she is grateful to be able to honor those who trained her and share her love and passion for dance with her students and their families.