Marina recently finished an off-Broadway run of Paradise Lost. She can be seen on episode 309 of The Good Fight, streaming on CBS All Access and in the film Desde El Principio, streaming on HBO at https://www.hbo.com/movies/catalog.desde-el-principio-from-the-beginning. Notable regional theater credits include Shakespeare in Love (Viola); Cleveland Play House, Miss Bennet (Lizzy); Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Great Expectations (Estella/Biddy) at Syracuse Stage (SALT Awards Best Actress nomination) Queen (Ariel); Geva Theater, The Miracle Worker (Annie Sullivan); Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Twelfth Night (Viola); Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Pride and Prejudice (Lizzy); Virginia Stage, Pulse; The Guthrie, Ivanov (Sasha); Trinity Repertory Company, Iphigenia 2.0 (Iphigenia); Cleveland Public Theatre. Favorite NY theater credits include Eve in Paradise Lost, Julie in Miss Julie, and Eurydice in Eurydice. Born in Scotland and raised in Southern Illinois, Marina had an international upbringing and has lived in Scotland, Japan, and Holland. She attended Oberlin College on the John T. Frederick Oberlin scholarship and the Young Arts scholarship, receiving high honors for her acting thesis and a BA in English and Theater with a concentration in Shakespeare. She then attended Brown/Trinity Rep, receiving the Lotta M. Crabtree Theatrical Scholarship and her MFA in Acting. She finished off her training with the completion of her one woman show based on Joan of Arc, Joan and the Devil. Marina has worked and trained with the British American Drama Academy, Shakespeare and Company, the Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Victory Gardens Theater Festival, Columbia University, the SITI Company and The Guthrie. In between shows she plays violin and guitar. She speaks light French, has a knack for dialects, any kind of movement, and writes plays. Between plays she jumps between indie short films and web series. As an actor, Marina's mission is to evoke change in audiences, and to challenge them to re-examine the ordinary. She endeavors to impact theater-goers by doing justice to the characters and stories that inspire her.