singer dancer actor
Carissa Gaughran is a singer, dancer and actor originally from Bridgewater, New Jersey. She had the opportunity to start training early on, as her family owns two dance studios. She now teaches at her family's Dance studio and absolutely has a passion for teaching. She was a work-study at Broadway Artists Alliance of New York City for 6 years and has worked Professionally since the age of 18. Carissa is currently in the Pretty Woman first Broadway National Tour. She understudies the title role Vivian Ward that plays opposite Adam Pascal. The tour is directed by Tony Award winning Jerry Mitchel. At 18 years old Carissa sailed on Norwegian Cruise Line for two years. She was a Principle Vocalist back in 2016 and 2017. She was in the Original Cast of "Blazing Boots" on Norwegian Cruise Line choreographed by Chase Benz. Then began performing in regional theatre across the country. In September 2021, Carissa was the Dance Captain/Miss Frankie Nolan in Jersey Boys at Maine State Music Theatre. Carissa has a large social media presence with over 200,000+ followers on TikTok. She absolutely loves sharing her passion for Music and Theatre with everyone.
Carissa is a proud member of
ACTORS EQUITY ASSOCIATION.
Carissa is signed with THE MINE AGENCY
Agent: Ellery Sandhu | email@example.com
Carissa is a local hire for New York/New Jersey