Marissa Chibas

Performer / Writer

Meet Marissa

Marissa Chibas is a writer and actor.

Read Biography

Duende CalArts

Marissa Chibas heads Duende CalArts an initiative of the CalArts Center for New Performance dedicated to developing and producing innovative work emerging from Latino(a) and Latin American communities and sources.


November 30, 2017
Daughter of a Cuban Revolutionary included in Contemporary Plays by Women of Color 2nd Edition by Routledge press, edited by Roberta Uno. Book launch at CalArts November 30th

The Second Woman

... impassioned and physically unstinting acting. We succumb to her magnetic force

The New Yorker

From The Blog

August 14, 2017


By Marissa Chibas & Aissa Santiso Video Installation, performance. Password: Cuba EnglishEspañol Cuban video artist Aissa Santiso and Cuban American theater artist Marissa Chibas collaborate on each creating a video...
August 15, 2017

The Second Woman

NIL NOVI PRODUCTIONS and BOOTLEG PRESENT THE SECOND WOMAN Photo courtesy of Fernando Belo Performed by Marissa Chibas and Paula Rebelo Directed by Zoe Aja Moore When an aging actress experiences...
May 26, 2017

Zohra and Other Collaborative Films by Marissa Chibas and John Hawk

Echo Park Film Center 1200 N. Alvarado St. Los Angeles, California 90026 (213) 484-8846 Friday, May 26 at 8PM Marissa Chibas and John Hawk will screen their most recent dark...