Marissa Ontiveros is an actress, teaching artist, and recent graduate of NYU Tisch School of the Arts, having studied at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting. Along with her time studying Shakespeare at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, Marissa has completed Educational Apprenticeships and Assistantships at the New Victory Theater, TADA! Youth Theater, and New York City Center. Marissa has taught dance, music, and theater to youth at Tumbleweed Day Camp in Los Angeles and is passionate about arts education and its transformational power.
Recently Marissa has been chosen as a Fellow in the Performing Arts Legacy Project through the Actors Fund, where Marissa is cultivating intergenerational learning and storytelling to create a digital platform for future aging artist to organize their multidisciplinary artistic legacies.
Marissa is excited to join the BAL team!