Marissa Orjalo

Marissa Orjalo is an interdisciplinary Filipina-Canadian actor, playwright, composer, artist educator, and academic. She recently completed her M.A. with the University of Toronto's Centre for Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies with a thesis dedicated to investigating intergenerational methods of creation among Filipinx Canadian theatre makers. Her work as an artist has been supported by fu-GEN, Factory, Carlos Bulosan, Nightwood, Pleiades, and Cahoots. An avid reader, Marissa is currently reading Min Jin Lee's "Pachinko" and E.J.R. David's "Brown Skin, White Minds." To learn more about Marissa's work, visit