Marissa Harrington is originally from Los Angeles, California and has lived in Kalamazoo for 11 years. She is a local Realtor with Five Star Real Estate, as well as a founding member of The Black Arts & Cultural Center’s Face Off Theatre Company. Marissa graduated from Western Michigan University’s Theatre program with a BFA in Theatre Performance in 2013. Additionally, she enjoys serving the community as a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.-Rho Theta Zeta chapter, and as a board member of the Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo, Read and Write Kalamazoo, the Kalamazoo Civil Rights Board, and Western Michigan University Theatre Guild. She resides in Kalamazoo with her husband Harold, beautiful children Lyla, Hunter, Estelle, and dog Enzo.