Michael Marsalisi grew up in New York, moving to Tokyo Japan as a young adult before moving back to settle down in California. For the last eighteen years Michael has lived and worked in Los Angeles. He now works as the Artistic Director and General Manager for The Elite Theatre Company in Oxnard California. Michael began volunteering for The Elite Theatre Company as a production photographer and has worked on multiple productions for various theatre companies throughout Southern California.

As a board member at The Elite Theatre Company, he has spent the last two years working to make the performing arts more accessible to the members of his community. He is thrilled to now be working with members of the theatre community from across the country on multiple streaming productions. He is currently working towards a Fine Art Photography Degree.

His creative works are focused in Portraiture and Landscape Photography, mixed medium, and graphic design.