Marisa Carr
Affiliated Writer
Minneapolis, MN

Playwright, actor and singer/composer Marisa Carr was born and raised in Milwaukee but now lives in Minneapolis. In 2014 Lavender Magazine named her “Best New Political Playwright” for her play Reconciliation, which it described as “stunningly intelligent”. In 2015 she was a Naked Stages fellow at Pillsbury House + Theatre, where she wrote and performed her solo play Static. She is a member of the

Unit Collective and a core artist at New Native Theatre, where she composed the original score for 2012: The Musical! (book by Rhiana Yazzie). You can learn more about Marisa’s work at