Carissa is a theatre director.
She graduated from NIDA’s MFA Directing Course in 2017. In 2018-2019 Carissa was the inaugural Andrew Cameron Fellow at Belvoir, where she will make her mainstage directing debut with A Room of One’s Own this year. Her other work includes: for Belvoir - as Associate Director, Fangirls; as Assistant Director, Counting & Cracking; Ghosts. For 25A Downstairs Belvoir: Extinction of the Learned Response; The Maids. For New Theatre, The Chapel Perilous; for Old 505, A Period Piece; for NIDA, All That Glitters.