Bio

Marisa is a vibrant and charismatic actress,presenter, dancer and model. Her enthusiasm, warm nature, professionalism, and down-to-earth personality have made her a popular favourite to work with. She has demonstrated her talent for diversity by working across a variety of fields; TV presenting, Feature films, Short films, TV shows, Music videos and TV Commercials are all part of her package.

Most recently Marisa landed a role in the ABC Series Foreign Correspondent, Australia 's leading international current affairs program. She played Maya Zygier in the highly acclaimed "Prisoner X Series" which is a true story of an Australian man /suspected Mossad agent who was found dead in an Israeli jail cell in 2010 which was kept a secret. It’s a story that has sent shock waves around the world.

Marisa has been included in a list of the most beautiful actresses from Australia and New Zealand on IMDB, she has appeared in over 18 TVcommercials , she was a co-host of the Foxtel Show “Chatterbox” in September last year and was featured in the SBS Show Bollywood Star. She has also appeared in the US Crime show Behind Mansion Walls which was shown on Foxtel, and she also had a guest role in the hit Australian TV show “Top Gear” as well as the popular MTV Show “My Super Sweet World Class” which was shown in over 100 countries worldwide.

Marisa is currently one of the main faces of Charles Sturt University as the middle eastern Librarian and she has also made a guest appearance on the U.S TV show Deadly women (also shown on Foxtel) where she played Kristin Palmieri. Marisa has just recently returned from a trip to Los Angeles where she studied with eminent L.A Casting directors and teachers such as Anthony Meindl, Patrick Baca and Paul Weber. With her passion and determination, Marisa is set to make her mark in the Entertainment Industry.

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Videos

Presenting Reel




Speed Reel 2013





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Drama Scene





Marisa's guest appearance on Mornings (Channel 9)




Marisa featuring on Reality TV Show Please Marry My Boy (Channel 7)




Commercial - Pack & Send




Commercial - Riolife




Commercial - Australia's Got Talent




Commercial - Cure Cancer




Commercial - Apex Australia




Commercial - LumiNail




Commercial - eGlide




Commercial - Kiss Goodbye to MS




Commercial - Charles Sturt University

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Commercial

Pack and Send Featured Corporate Woman Conti Bros Films
Social Inequality Featured Chef Motion Picture Company
MyRioLife Acai Berries Promo Business woman/ Artist Sam Duncan
Ez Eyes Keyboard Testimonial model / Presenter Global Shop Direct
Say Goodbye To Your Boyfriend Viral Ad Girlfriend Jilvan Moh
Kiss Goodbye to MS Business woman Ken Karpel
E-Glide hair removal system Testimonial model / Presenter Greg Thomas
Pajama Jeans Testimonial model / Presenter Greg Thomas
Marriage Equality (3 million views Youtube) Featured BBQ party guest Motion Picture Company
Luminail Beauty Testimonial model / Presenter HiLife Health and Beauty
Cure Cancer Australia Girlfriend McCann World Group
Apex Charity Golfer Dana-Lee Mierowsky
DonateLife Presenter Donna Hogan
Charles Sturt University Middle Eastern Librarian Enigma Digital Productions
Australia’s got Talent Bollywood Dancer Channel 7

Film

Well Played (48 Hour Film Festival) Jessica Giordano Andreas Toumbas
Flowers & Rust Theresa (Supporting) Jerome Kattampallil
Love You Krishna (Feature Film) Krishna's Angel (Supporting) Stanley Joseph
Torn Devotion (Feature Film) Amanda Berry (Supporting) Nilesh Patel
In-Be-Tween Middle Eastern Woman (Lead) Batoul Amhaz
The Maltese Falcon Miss Wanderly (Lead) Sherry Shekari
Swear to God ( Tropfest Film Festival Entry 2012) Sandy (Supporting) David Di Muro
End (Feature Film) Dr Webstein (Supporting) Justin Tordean
The Mirror (The Blue Mountains Film Festival) Muslim wife (Supporting) Nick Dale
Are You Serious ( Aurora Film Festival Finalist) Hot Chick (Supporting) David Di Muro
The Ex Russian Lover (Supporting) Dan Balcaban
Monogamy Sam (Lead) Adrian Maisello
Nocturnal Rose (Supporting) Adrian Maisello

Television

Wanted TV Middle Eastern Terrorist Ten Grundy Television Network - Matt Bird
Deadly Women - Season 7 Elaine Katie Hides
Mornings with Sonia & David (Channel 9) Guest Star Kasey McCulloch
Please Marry My Boy (Channel 7) Top Ten Contestant ITV Studios Australia
Foreign Correspondent "Prisoner X Series" (ABC) Maya Zygier Mavourneen Dineen
Chatterbox (Foxtel) Host/Presenter Ben Rose
I Will Survive Zumba Dancer Freemantle Media
Behind Mansion Walls USA Affair Woman James Knox
Bollywood Star SBS Featured Contestant WTFN Entertainment
MTV My Super Sweet World Class UK (Worldwide) Burlesque dancer Naomi Channel
Top Gear Australia Hen's party girl (Shazza) Freehand Productions
Deadly Women USA Kristin Palmieri John Maverty
Home and Away Featured bar girl Danny Raco
Packed to the Rafters Featured pub patron Channel 7
Today Tonight Myself Channel 7

Hosting

The Navigator Red Carpet Premiere Red Carpet Presenter Eddie Arya
Elysium Official Red Carpet Premiere Red Carpet Presenter Movie Weekly
The Great Gastby Red Carpet Premiere Red Carpet Presenter Movie Weekly
Charlie Brown Fashion Show Presenter Sergio Oyola
Avant Garde Nights Fashion Show Presenter Sergio Oyola
Desi Kangaroos TV Show (TVS) Presenter Ashwin Ravi
Chatterbox TV Show (Foxtel) Co Host / Presenter several episodes Ben Rose
Suncorp Corporate Video Lead Futuristic News Reporter Malcom Beddows
Sybiz Software Lead female Presenter Peter Whalley

Video

Goyte & the Basics Music Video "So Hard for You" Featured Role Andrew Mortlock
Suncorp Corporate Video Futuristic News Reporter Malcom Beddows
Johnny Ruffo Music Video "Take it Home" Featured Latin Dancer Sony Music, Marc Furmie
Marvin Priest Music video "Are You Ready" Featured Party Girl Universal Records
Marvin Priest Music video "Own this Club Featured Dancer Universal Records
Protech Recruitment Corporate Video Receptionist Alex Opdam
Brian McFadden music video "Say So" Featured nightclub girl Universal Records
Marina Tosca Music video "Rock Star" Featured clubber Dana-Lee Mierowsky
Industry and Investment NSW Business woman Kent Boswell

Theatre

Blanche A Streetcar Named Desire Sarah Lovesy
Bimbo Chance and Coincedence Sarah Lovesy
The Millenium Bug Flight Attendant Sarah Lovesy

Skills

General Sports
  • AEROBICS
  • BOXING
  • CHEER LEADING
  • JOGGING
  • JUMP ROPE
  • ROLLER SKATE
  • RUNNING
  • TENNIS
  • TRAMPOLINE
Stage Combat Training
  • HAND-TO-HAND
Dance
  • BALLROOM
  • BELLY
  • BOLLYWOOD / INDIAN
  • CLUB/FREESTYLE
  • DISCO
  • FLAMENCO
  • HIP HOP
  • HULA
  • JAZZ
  • LINE
  • MODERN
  • SALSA
  • SAMBA
  • TANGO
  • TAP
Improvisation
  • IMPROV, GENERAL
Languages
  • ITALIAN
  • SPANISH
Dialects
  • AUSTRALIAN
  • ITALIAN
  • SOUTHERN

Training

Training in 2013
  • Anthony Wong : Ivana Chubbuck Technique 2 Day Intensive, New South Wales, Aus
  • Acting 4 Camera : Risks Masterclass with Paul Barry, New South Wales, Aus
  • Acting 4 Camera : Private coaching with Paul Barry, New South Wales, Aus
  • Anthony Meindl : 2 day Intensive Master Class, New South Wales, Aus
Training in 2012
  • Acting For Camera : Tipping Point Master Class with Paul Barry (Actor, Writer, Director), New South Wales, Aus
  • King Sound Studios / Showreels Australia : Voice Over Course with Joey Lewis, New South Wales, Aus
  • TV Pro Global : TV Presenting - Advanced with Sharon Lynne, New South Wales, Aus
  • Sydney Stage Combat School : Stage Fighting : Stage Combat (Instructor - Kyle Rowling), New South Wales
Training in 2011
  • Bonnie Gillespie : LA Casting workshop, character typing & marketing yourself, Los Angeles, USA
  • Patrick Baca : Script breakdown, Audition technique, Scene study, Los Angeles, USA
  • Anthony Meindl : Truth in acting, cold reading, Los Angeles, USA
  • Paul Weber : L.A Casting workshop, Los Angeles, USA
  • Corbin Bronson : L.A Casting workshop, Los Angeles, USA
  • Janice Kent : Scene study, Cold reading technique, Los Angeles, USA
  • Judy Kerr : Audition technique, Character analysis, Los Angeles, USA
Training in 2010
  • Judy Kerr (Dialogue coach on Seinfield) : L.A Workshop, New South Wales, Aus
  • Toby Guidry (Casting for Confessions of a shopaholic, Bride Wars etc) : L.A Audition workshop, New South Wales, Aus
  • Melbourne Acting Academy (MAA) : Screentest (Alison Telford) (Casting director for ABC), Sydney, Aus
  • NIDA : Showreel course (Part time Intensive), Serhat Caradee, Sydney, Aus
  • American Dialect : American Accent private lessons (Joel Kindrick), L.A, USA
  • Acting for Camera : Private lessons with Paul Barry (Paul Barry, actor, writer, director), Sydney, Aus
  • Screenwise : Screen acting Intermediate (Alan Flower), Surry Hills Sydney, Aus
  • Screenwise : Screen acting for Beginners (Phillip Holder), Surry Hills, Sydney, Aus
  • Screenwise : American Dialect (Katherine Hopwood-Poulsen), Surry Hills, Sydney, Aus

Contact

ACTING AGENT

Gina Stoj Management
4 Bambara Close
Lambton Gardens, NSW, 2299, Australia

Phone: 61 2 4957 7771
Fax: 61 2 4956 1091
Email: gs_mgt@bigpond.net.au


MODELLING AGENT

BGM Models
Office Phone: +61 2 9552 2228


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