is a freelance dancer based in New York City. In addition to dancing with NSquared, she is also a company member and Rehearsal Director of the indie-ballet collaborative. She recently performed at BAM Fisher in BitterSuite's Sensory String Quartet and debuted 2 & 1/2, a duet choreographed by Michael Wright. Marisa has worked professionally with Yuka Kawazu's Danse en L'Air, Lara Wilson Dance, and 5th Digit Dance, among others. She has appeared on screen in short films, commercials, music videos, and instructional fitness videos. Marisa is a cum laude graduate of the Ailey School/Fordham University's BFA Program, where she was a Fordham Founder's Presidential Scholar. While in school, she danced with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater for two consecutive seasons in their production of "Memoria" at New York City Center. She also toured to Guatemala and Mexico a total of six times with the JUNTOS Collective, Originally from Philadelphia, she received her initial dance training under the direction of Kay and Kathleen Rudolph and later went on to study as a scholarship student at The Pennsylvania Ballet's Rock School for Dance Education. She is excited to continue her adventure with NSquared! For more: