Marissa Quimby
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Dancer. Model. Performer.

In the Summer of 2007 I packed up life as I knew it into 2 giant suitcases and landed in the Pacific Northwest for the first time. Born and raised on the east coast, I came to Seattle for an opportunity to dance for Spectrum Dance Theater and since then I have found myself on dozens of stages, studios, and countless other creatively transformed spaces. I follow the inspiration, whether that brings me to dancing, modeling, singing, or otherwise, I love discovering where a new project might take me.

These days I am rehearsing and performing with Alana O Rogers Dance Company, House of Verlaine, and dancing as well as serving as Executive Director for Coriolis Dance. I also work regularly modeling for local businesses and designers and find myself willingly tangled up in any number of side projects. When I get a free moment you can find me doodling, thrift shopping, hot yoga-ing, hiking, geocaching, going to concerts - anything to keep moving!

Please don’t hesitate to contact me with your creative ideas. In particular, video and voice work are areas I’d like to continue exploring. I am not afraid to make a spectacle of myself and dance at Pike Place market, pose on building ledges, and climb in trees and fountains for an artistic vision.

What's your challenge for me?


I am independently contracted. Feel free to contact me about ideas, opportunities, and requests for casting materials.

Email: marissa.quimby@gmail.com

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News and Upcoming Events

Performance dates:

March 28th Moisture Festival performance with House of Verlaine. Broadway Performance Hall, 10:30 show only

March 27th, April 3rd & 4th Moisture Festival performances with House of Verlaine. Broadway Performance Hall, 7:30 & 10:30pm

April 10-12, 16-19 World Premiere of Unfixed Arias, presented by Coriolis Dance. Open Flight Studio, pre-show 7pm, performance 7:30pm

May 9th Nightcap L'Edition Noire featuring the House of Verlaine. The Triple Door, 7 & 10pm

May 30th Open Studio #14 Work-in-progess showing with Alana O Rogers Dance Company. On the Boards, 3:30pm, $5 suggested donation

June 16th Spotlight on Seattle. Choreography by Natascha Greenwalt.

I am thrilled to announce that Prom Queen's album-film, "Midnight Veil" is out in the world for your viewing pleasure! Please check out her website HERE for a viewing link and purchasing links via CD Baby or iTunes. I am honored to be featured in her track, 'The Golden One' along with Seattle belly-dancing troupe, The Tribellas. This Kickstarter-funded album film is chock full of Seattle talent and has been described as a "tour de force of high camp and unrepentant glitz" by City Arts Magazine. All hail the Prom Queen!

If you've picked up Jordan Matter's photography book, 'Dancers Among Us!' you've seen me! I had the good fortune of catching him during his brief trip to Seattle and the image we created survived all editor cuts! Check out his stunning work and grab yourself a copy HERE.

Follow the work and progress of New York artist, Charles Malinsky, and his series: The Black Coat Project. I had the privilege of working with him while in NYC in 2012.

Previous Work

Past performance experience has had me dancing and touring with Spectrum Dance Theater, The 5th Avenue Theatre, Seattle Opera, Can Can Productions, Alana O Rogers Dance Company, Seattle’s Music of Remembrance Organization, Ten Tiny Dances, numerous productions at Velocity Dance Center, Chop Shop: Bodies of Work, and Northwest New Works at On the Boards.

Other clients and events have included Tommy Bahama, Cicada Bridal, iSpeakvideo, Microsoft, Pearson Education, eHow.com, Aveda, Horseshoe Boutique, BEVEE Bags, TiGr Lock, Alex Photography Studio, Peach and Pepper Apparel, Garnier Fructis, Frames Bowling Lounge NYC, True Blue, Fashion Network Seattle, Britt Rynearson, The Ruby Room, Project Red Dress, Seattle Magazine’s Seamless in Seattle fashion show, Forbidden Fashion Show, Metropolitan Fashion Week, and the Eco Fashion show at Seattle Green Festival.

"Earth + Beyond" - Designs by Anna Kathleen, directed by Kaliya Warren.

Read the Washington Square News (NYC) write-up.

"How to Modernize a Black Dress" - part of an eHow.com fashion video series filmed at Coup de Coeur a la Mode, NYC. Click through for more how-to's!

Click through the YouTube "My Work" playlist for more dance and fashion videos.

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Commercial Dance Fashion