Marisa was born in Northrhine-Westfalia from german-brazilian parents. Her life, and later also her art have been highly influenced hrough her multicultural family backround. After graduating from Bavarian Theatreacademy “August Everding” in Munich, Germany and after various excursions through musical theatre productions, Marisa decided to follow her heart and to dedicate herself to the “música popular brasileira (MPB)”. Today she is working on a new music album that fusions MPB and modern popmusic. As an actress she is continuously shown on TV/Film. 2014 she founded Carnavalesque Entertainment, a company to create a sell her own shows and music projects. Together with Geraldo Mueller(Drums/Perc.) and Alexandra Fischer (Piano) she is playing concerts as “Marisa&Her Sambabies”. Furthermore she is the new lead singer of the Munich Band “Jazzbirds” under direction of Stefan F.Huber and lead singer of the “Living Tones”.Under the pseudonym “Mermaid Marisa” she is fighting to protect the oceans since 2009 and doing aquatic shows. She is a director at the children´s protector-a heartfelt project. In 2017, she also came up with a new version of her soloprogramme “A Bossa Nova Story-Música do meu coração”. She coaches leaders and generally people who have to speak a lot in front of others with her seminar “Voice&Presence”.