Acting

 

MARISA MCFARLANE

SF CASTING

IMDB

YOUTUBE

 

Lois Tema Photography

Photo by Sadie McFarlane

Lois Tema Photography


Attributes

Hair: Brown

Hair Style / Length: Dreadlocks, lower back-length

Eyes: Brown

Height: 5'9"

 

Tattoos:

Original all-black designs, both biceps,

left ankle, back of neck, upper and lower back.

All covered easily with normal clothing.

Training

 2011

“Acting for Fun,” Bay Area Acting Studio, San Francisco.

 

2009

“The Arts in Contemporary Healing,” UCLA World Arts and Cultures, Los Angeles.

 

2008

“Acting Fundamentals,” UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television, Los Angeles.  


ACTING REEL

 
 
 

PERFORMANCES

 
 

9/2014

Ms. Grayson (Ms. G)- Minutes After Midnight” (episode 1 and promo for TV series), Director: Christopher Soloma de Cavidad, Squirrel Films, filmed in San Francisco, CA.

 

8/2014

Dana – “Juliana” (short film), Director: Ashley Roque, Big Two-Hearted River Films, filmed in San Francisco, CA.

 
 

 

2/2014

Nyssa and voice-over – “Chainwheel” (short film), Director: Sean Marshall, filmed in San Francisco, CA.

12/2013

Computer Repair Technician Hand Model – “Google Adwords Express App” (app / internet commercial), Director: Nick Carbonara, Advance Systems Group, LLC, filmed at Google, Mountain View, CA.

 
 

10/2013

Mary Ellen “Mammy” Pleasant – “Barbary Coast Revue” (theater), Director: Blake Wiers, Blake Wiers Presents, Running 10/23/13-12/18/13, Wednesdays at the Stud Bar, San Francisco, CA.

 

8/2013

Singer / Hattie’s Friend – “8: The Series - Promo” (promo for TV series), Director: Wanyee Leonard, 3E Productions, filmed in Alameda, CA.

 

7/2013

Mary Ellen “Mammy” Pleasant – Barbary Coast Revue - Staged Reading (theater), Director: Blake Wiers, Blake Wiers Presents, filmed in San Francisco, CA.

 
 

1/2013

Wedding dress shopper, extra – “Randy to the Rescue” (TV series), Director: Amy Bonezzi, Discovery Communications, Half Yard Productions, TLC, filmed in San Francisco, CA.

 

1/2013

Street Urchin / Street Thug, fight scene – “Hero Punk” (internet series), Director: Kanen Flowers, SruffyTV, filmed in San Francisco, CA.

 

8/2012

Protester, protest scene – “99%” (short film), Director: Celik Kayalar, Film Acting Bay Area, filmed in Berkeley, CA.

 

 
 

6/2012

Ms. Thomson, teacher – “Sux2BMe” (short film), Director: Greg Lyon, Half Moon Films, filmed in Walnut Creek, CA.

 

4/2012

Extra, protest scene – “Illuminati Puppet” (student film) Director: Greg Golding, filmed in Oakland, CA.

 
 

 

5/2011

Snare Percussionist (caixa) – Fogo Na Roupa (Afro-Brazilian dance and percussion ensemble), Director: Jose Rivera - Choreographer: Metzi Henriquez at the San Francisco Carnival, CA.

 

5/2010

Snare Percussionist (caixa) – BatUCLAda (Afro-Brazilian percussion ensemble), Director: Kirk Brundage (‘09-‘10); Remo Promo (Remo.com drumheads DVD / internet commercial), filmed at Central Stage studios, Burbank, CA.


SKILLS

(Beginner to Intermediate in all)

 

General Sports

ATV-ing, Basketball, Billiards, Bowling, Body-Building, Hiking, Razor-Scooting, Roller-Blading, Running (Power-Walking, Jogging, Long Jump, General Track), Snowmobiling, Softball, Swimming (Back Stroke, Breast Stroke, Butterfly, Freestyle)

 

Dance

Samba, Salsa, Capoiera, Club-Hip Hop / Pop Locking / Liquid Dancing

 

Languages

Portuguese (Brazilian) and Spanish Proficiency

 

Dialects

Latin American, Southern US, British

 

Instruments

Drums, Percussion, Production Software (Pro Tools, Logic Pro, GarageBand)

 

Vocal Skills

Singer, Spoken Word Artist, Musical Theater Actor

 

Musical Genres

Rock, Pop, R&B, Hip Hop, Reggae-Dancehall, World Music

 

Vocal Range

Soprano, Alto, Tenor, General