Carisa Barreca is a writer, actor, comedian and a Chicago native. She is an Alumni of The Second City’s Resident e.t.c. Stage where wrote and performed in three consecutive critically acclaimed revues. She had the honor of performing at Lyric Opera with Patrick Stewart and Renee Fleming in The Second City’s Guide to the Opera, at the Kennedy Center with Slate’s Unelectable You and in Hubbard Street and Second City’s Collaboration – Art Of Falling. Most recently she performed with Twist Your Dickens at Goodman Theater. She was was named “Best Actress” by the Midwest Filmfest for her award winning webseries Doomsdate, which she wrote, performed in and produced.