Marissa Saroca (they/she) is a singer/musician/actor/creative with an extensive recording, songwriting, coaching, and live performance career. Released two original albums CHEAPER THAN THERAPY (2008), BOYS WRITE LOVE SONGS TOO (2012) and a new single LIKE YOU USED TO (2022), and was on Team Lea (Salonga) of The Voice of the Philippines. Green Room Awards nominated for Musical Director debut PASSING STRANGE (Antipodes Theatre Co) and toured fringe circuit with CHERRY as MD and Sound Designer. Acting highlights: ‘Lizzie’ LIZZIE (Hayes Theatre, Sydney), ‘The Arbiter’ CHESS (Civic Theatre Newcastle), ‘Ensemble/Seasons of Love soloist/Maureen and Joanne cover’ RENT (Sydney Opera House), ’Ensemble’ GHOST and SHREK (Manila), ‘Gabriella’ HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL (Newcastle Entertainment Centre). Private and tertiary teacher in Musical Theatre at NIDA (National Institute of Dramatic Arts) and vocals, songwriting and production at Conservatorium of Music, Newcastle Australia. Member of Musicians Australia and Equity (MEAA). Associate Facilitator of Stage a Change. Born and living on stolen land which always was and always will be, Aboriginal Land.
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Australia/New Zealand
- Other Countries
Interested in touring?
- Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
- Music Director/Conductor (Baton)
- Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
- Music Assistant
- Vocal Arranger
- Instrumentalist/Pit Musician
- Sound Designer/Composer
- Music Producer/Record Producer
- Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist
- Voice Teacher (Private Studio)
- Voice Teacher (Educational Institution)
- Arts Administration
- Home Studio Whiz
Person of Color?