Marissa Chibas

Performer / Writer

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Marissa Chibas is a writer and actor.

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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 Latinx 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

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September 29, 2017

Contemporary Plays by Women of Color

An Anthology Second Edition Edited by Roberta Uno Assistant Editors: Kristen Adele Calhoun, Daniela Alvarez, and Kassandra L. Khalil This compelling collection includes works by award-winning and well-known playwrights such...
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...