Carissa Pinckney

Carissa Lee Pinckney is an actor, writer and director armed with a B.F.A from NYU Tisch School of the Arts. She began acting professionally in 2010 and has been casted in such productions as Aleshea Harris' "What to Send Up When It Goes Down" at Boston Court and at A.C.T in San Fransisco, and the opera "Iceland" at Ford Amphitheater. She has also written, directed, and starred in her own one-woman/one-act show titled "The Belt Titans" which highlighted her personal experiences growing up in North Carolina.

Carissa is the co-creator, producer, and writer of Living With Strangers, a serialized comedy about five college students living together in New York City.

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