FALL 2017/ Karissa is launching a professional theatre company based in Lakeland, Florida with a group of other artists. The company is called ROGUE STAGE and aims to produce unplugged theatrical experiences in nontraditional spaces throughout Polk County.
SPRING 2017/ Karissa produced her original show "MASTERWORK" at three venues in Central Florida including the first ever Tampa International Fringe Festival.
WINTER 2017/ Karissa won BEST ACTRESS IN A PLAY (PROFESSIONAL) from Broadway World for her role as Doris Walker in "Miracle on 34th Street" at Garden Theatre.
WINTER 2016/ Performed in "Almost, Maine" as Marvalyn and Hope
FALL 2016/ On set for "The Table" with Journey Box Media.
FALL 2016/ Karissa won OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY from Theatre Tampa Bay for her role as Margaret Leavitt in "Silent Sky" at Tampa Repertory Theatre.
FALL 2016/ Karissa was the emcee for the second year in a row for WOW Summit with Moms Meet in Washington D.C.