Hip Hop, Jazz, Jazz Funk, Contemporary, On Camera Training
Marissa is from Nashville, Tennessee. She began dancing at the early age of four years old, trained in most genres of dance along with power tumble and trampoline. Marissa was on the hit TV show, “So You Think You Can Dance”, season 12 as one of 5 girls on “stage” and mentored by Travis Wall. Marissa was a part of the “So You Think You Can Dance” – seventy-city tour in 2015. In 2017, Marissa danced for Demi Lovato for “Good Morning America , BillBoard Awards and the VMA’s, danced for Ricky Martin on his “All In” Vegas Residency tour. Additionally that year danced for Charlie Puth on The Voice. She’s participated as an NFL cheerleader for the Tennessee Titans in 2014 and 2015. She’s been in several music videos and commercials – for Janelle Monae, Jerrod Neimann, American Pickers and Top 40 Billboard to mention a few. Marissa has appeared on the show “Nashville” as a dancer. She has shared the stage with such artists as Kenny Chesney, Thomas Rhett, Jennifer Nettles, with live performances – CMA Awards, CMA Country Christmas, VMA’s, ACM Awards, SYTYCD live tour, Harley Davidson Industrial, MAC cosmetics and appeared in the recent movie, “Alvin and the Chipmunks 4 and Marvel. She’s made several appearances on the Netflix show “Insatiable”. Marissa is not only an active working dancer but also the co-founder of the Milele Academy, L.L.C. where she’s won many choreography awards. She choreographs for studios all over the United States and is the exclusive choreographer for the Tennessee Titans Cheerleaders. She recently has choreographed for artist Cam Country, Caanan Cox and Dolly Parton. Marissa enjoys living her dream and is very passionate about helping others make their dreams come true.