“ Marissa grew up dancing at a local studio in San Antonio Texas. Marissa has experience teaching and choreographing all throughout the state of Texas. She was a member of the varsity dance team at her high school in San Antonio and moved on to become a world renowned Texas State Strutter. She graduated from Texas State University with a bachelors degree in dance education. Marissa is a 5 year member of ShowMakers of America staff where she teaches camps and host contest all over Texas. Currently Marissa is a third-year dance and varsity drill team director at Richland high school in Fort Worth Texas.