MARISSA JOYCE STAMPS (she/her) is a Haitian-American NYC-based writer, director, and actor who creates vortexes that center, celebrate and amplify Black and Brown voices through an Afrosurrealist lens. She is currently a Moxie Arts Moxie Commission 20/21 playwright (TECHNO PAPER PLANES PTS. I, II + III). She was recently selected to develop her play, YOU CAN TELL FROM THE TWISTED JUNIPER, in The Workshop Theater's Writers Intensive. She was a playwright in the 24 Hour Plays: Nationals 2020 (THE WATER RUNS IN LIMBO TIME) and has written for their Viral Monologues series (GREENLAND AIR, FLANM DIFE). She is a company member of The Anthropologists, where she is a core collaborator in developing NO PANTS IN TUCSON and is a Creative Partner - Communications. Marissa has performed at, written for, and collaborated with The National Black Theatre, Irondale, Ars Nova, The Fire This Time Festival, New Ohio Theatre, Keen Company, The Wild Project, Playwrights Downtown, BUFU, Women Between Arts, FEMFEST Houston, and more. Marissa is a proud member of The Dramatists Guild.
MFA Playwriting candidate at Brooklyn College
BFA in Drama + BA in Journalism: NYU | marissajoycestamps.com | @marissajoycestamps