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Marissa Emerson

Marissa Emerson (she/her) is a bilingual, bubble-tea-loving Gryffindor from the Greater Philadelphia Area of Pennsylvania and is humbled to join Barter’s 90th Season as a Barter Player. Following her Global Citizen Year in Ecuador, Marissa graduated alongside Temple University Theater Department’s Class of 2022 with a Concentration in Acting. Marissa served as a clarinetist and Dance Captain for the Temple University Diamond Marching Band and currently volunteers on the Board of Directors for the Philadelphia Independence Awards, a regional high school theatre awards program preceding the Jimmy Awards. Offstage, you’ll find Marissa playing clarinet and volleyball, crocheting, traveling, and practicing photography. Love and Thanks to Madre, Anastasia, Mom-Mom, Ariel, and her professors and friends for their support. @MarissaEmersonOfficial // Marissa-Emerson.com

Barter Player Credits: Rapunzel (Rapunzel), Friar Tuck (Robin Hood), May/Mom/Grace (Junie B. Jones: The Musical), Mountain Lion/Dr. Latham/Ruth (Where the Red Fern Grows)

Regional Credits: Sebastian in Twelfth Night (Hedgerow Theatre Company), Bianca/Duke of Venice in Othello, Boatswain/Spirit in The Tempest (Nebraska Shakespeare Festival), Titania/Hippolyta/Snug in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Fiasco Theatre 9-Week Conservatory).