Ballet + Tap
Marissa Sheffer is originally from Mansfield, Texas, where she trained at Momentum Dance and Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts. Marissa previously danced with METdance, having the opportunity to perform works by Kyle Abraham, Kate Skarpetowska, and Joshua Manculich. She graduated magna cum laude from Texas Christian University with a BFA in Ballet and Modern Dance. Marissa was a Nordan Fine Arts Scholar, received upper-division honors from the John V. Roach Honors College, and was the president of the Alpha Chapter of Chi Tau Epsilon Dance Honor Society. At TCU, Marissa worked with varied choreographers, including LINES Faculty LeeWei Chao, Jennifer Nugent, Antony Tudor repititeurs John Gardner, and Amanda McKerrow, Nina Martin, Li-Chou Cheng, and Jessica Zeller. This is Marissa’s first season with Bruce Wood Dance.