Marissa Joyce Stamps


Marissa Joyce Stamps is a Haitian-American NYC-based writer, director, and actor who creates vortexes that center, celebrate and amplify Black folks through Afrosurrealism. Recent plays: You Can Tell from the Twisted Juniper (Eugene O'Neill 2022 NPC Finalist, Chautauqua Theater Company‘s 2021 NPW, Workshop Theater Writers Intensive 2020); deadbodydeadbodydeadbody (Ars Nova’s ANT Fest 2022); Blue Fire (Orchard Project 2021); Being Up in Here… (Brooklyn College New Play Workshop); Techno Paper Planes (Moxie Arts Moxie Commission 20/21); and The Water Rumbles in Limbo Time (24 Hour Plays: Nationals 2020). She’s a member of The Anthropologists. She’s a facilitator in The Workshop Theater’s Writers Intensives. Marissa is an English adjunct and an MFA Playwriting candidate at Brooklyn College studying under Haruna Lee and Dennis A. Allen II; BFA Drama and BA Journalism: NYU. | | @marissajoycestamp