About this Artist
Marissa Herrera, a native Angeleno, is a director, choreographer, actress, and non-profit executive director. As the CEO of De Mi Alma Productions, she strives to create content that reflects the American Latinx experience and the value of representation, equity, diversity, and inclusion across all media and artistic platforms. Marissa is an active member of NALIP and the National Hispanic Media Coalition Action Committee and was a featured director for the 2018 Latino Industry Scene Showcase.
Marissa is also a leader in Arts Education. She is the 2018 recipient of the Jubilee Foundation Fellowship Award. She is the Co-Founder/Artistic Director of 4C LAB, “providing opportunities for young creative visionaries to share their stories through artistic expression.” Marissa was also the Associate Producer of The Rosenthal Theater and Director of the Repertory Dance Company at Inner-City Arts.
With her ability to create for diverse audiences over two decades of experience working with youth in arts education and the entertainment industry, Marissa firmly believes her best work is still to come.