DIEGO (June 11,
2010) – Marisa Acosta, a 14 year old Carmel Valley student and local youth
theatre performer, released episode one of her documentary
style reality show entitled “My Life in Musical Theatre”.
Marisa created the seven episode series along with Vanessa Rodriguez-Spencer,
an accomplished Hollywood producer and casting director who also produced and
directed the show. Ms. Rodriguez-Spencer is best known for her work on the
popular HBO series Entourage.
Marisa reports that, “Working on the show was amazing and I am grateful to
be able to share this experience with anyone interested in theatre and the
performing arts. My
hope is that many people will enjoy my show and some will be inspired to
pursue youth theatre on their own”.
one of the show chronicles Marisa’s experiences in the making of the recent
production of 13, The
Musical, which was performed in January at the Lyceum
Theatre in Horton
Plaza . The episodes follow her from audition to rehearsals and
ultimately to opening night. It also gives you a glimpse of her personal life
at home and with her friends. In episode five, Marisa travels to NYC to
interview a 16 year old Broadway star who also got her start in the San
Diego youth theatre scene and also interviews and works with the Tony
Award wining composer and playwright, Jason
Robert Brown, who wrote 13,
The Musical. The show was created for all audiences and can be viewed on YouTube, Facebook and
on Marisa’s website for the show.
Where: website: www.mylifeinmusicaltheatre.com
page: My Life in Musical Theatre