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Marisa Guida

Course Coordinator & Lead Instructor

Area: Business Essentials

  • Snead Hall
  • 301 W. Main Street
  • Box 844000
  • Richmond, VA, 23284-4000
  • Office: 1212
  • Alternate Website: www.marisaguida.com


  • Public Speaking, Musical Theatre, Voice (Singing), Movement for the Actor, Playwriting, Theatre History, Script Study.
  • Applied/Interdisciplinary Theatre, Historic Female Performers

Marisa Guida is an educator, performer, and playwright. She is the Unit Head of Business Essentials, the lead instructor for Winning Presentations, BUSN 225. Marisa also manages Studio BE: the peer to peer consultation program for Business Essentials classes. Marisa has performed professionally for over 20 years at some of the greatest theatres in the country including the Kennedy Center, D.C. and the Town Hall Theatre, NYC. Marisa has been a member of Actors' Equity Association since 2002. When she wasn't training or performing, Marisa was a project manager for marketing campaigns in NYC. Clients included Starbucks, Adidas, Gillette, Revlon, The New York Times, and Acuvue (to name a few). Marisa's new show, PRETTY FUNNY THE MUSICAL, had a World Premiere at MusicalFare Theatre in Buffalo, NY, July-August 2017.