Clarissa BURT is an award-winning actress, international media personality/producer/director, writer, author, public speaker and Super Model. With hundreds of television and film credits to her name, This Who’s Who of International and American Women brings over 30 years of entertainment industry experience in both International and American markets. You can follow Clarissa on VoiceAmerica.com Influencer’s Channel starting March 2, 2017.
“You’re Only as Beautiful as Your Last Good Deed” – Clarissa Burt
Back Story: At 18, Clarissa signed with the Wilhelmina Modeling Agency in Manhattan. Soon after she moved to Milan and quickly began appearing on over a hundred magazine covers such as Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, and Cosmopolitan. Known as one of the top 30 runway girls in the world in the ‘80s, Clarissa graced the most important designer catwalks in Milan, Rome, Paris, New York, and Japan. Soon after, she would be called by global cosmetic houses such as Revlon, Dior, and Carita’, Helena Rubenstein and was chosen as “The Face” for Orlane Cosmetics for 10 years.
In the Limelight: Clarissa has performed in over 20 movies and can be remembered in award winning films such as Warner Brother’s “The Never Ending Story, Part II,” where she played the Mean Queen “Xayide” and as Giulia in the Italian production “Caruso Pascosky di Padre Polacco”. Starring in hundreds of television shows, Clarissa quickly became a household name in Italy.
Television Producer: Clarissa added television producer to her credits in 1999. Clarissa Burt Media Group founded in Italy began with productions that included the nationally broadcast three-hour live broadcast of the Miss Universe Pageant, “The World Sports Awards”, “Quizzauto” and “Behind the Scenes with The Miss” all garnering her various coveted media awards internationally.
On the Radio: Moving into radio production, “Clarissa Burt Talks” featured this multi-talented media celebrity on Voice America and World Talk Radio where she interviewed knowledgeable entrepreneurs and prominent thought leaders.
Beauty Expert: A leading authority on beauty, image, and self-esteem, “Good Morning, Italy” called upon Clarissa to host the popular beauty segment, “Clarissa Suggests.” Clarissa Burt Hair extensions and accessories and Clarissa Burt Beauty Facial cremes were successfully launched on Home Shopping Network Italy.
Beauty Editor: Clarissa has been the Beauty Editor for such international publications as The LA Fashion Magazine, Fashion Faces, and Runway. You can find her articles also in The Huffington Post, Supermodels Unlimited, Bella Petite, and Discover Phoenix to name a few.
Books: Ms. Burt also co-authored the best sellers The Rise, Off the Coast of Zanzibar and Stickability with Greg S. Reid and was featured in the book Women without Barriers by Dolores Seright. Sharon Lechter highlighted Clarissa in her 2014 release Think and Grow Rich for Women.
Women’s Advocate: In late 2016 Clarissa launched T.E.N. The Envelopment Network Media for Women – EnvelopHer.com an online multimedia portal, where women Encounter, Engage and Encourage providing educative, entertaining and empowering content. The EnvelopHer.com website offers content pertinent to women’s issues through video interviews, articles, a magazine, blog, articles and a radio show.
Special Mentions: Ms. Burt’s extensive international social work garnered her two private audiences with Pope John Paul II. As a women’s advocate and a leader of social change for a new standard of living, Clarissa was instrumental as Ambassador to the United States for the Walking Africa campaign that awarded African Women the Nobel Peace Prize in 2011. Clarissa is the first American to present at the Kremlin and be on the front page of a Russian newspaper.
Currently: Clarissa has launched her personal brand on QVC in Europe where she brings her sense of elegance and style to ‘Made in Italy’ products. Starting with a women’s loungewear line, from her very first show, Clarissa boasts sold-out numbers. . You can follow Clarissa on VoiceAmerica.com Influencer’s Channel starting March 2, 2017.
Ms. Burt has spoken/emceed among others:
Kremlin – Televised Event, Vatican – World Volunteer’s Day, European Parliament – Nobel Peace Prize 2011 – Walking Africa, World Music Awards – Monte Carlo, Olympics Atlanta, Home Shopping Network – Italy, Valentino’s 30th Year Anniversary – New York –RAI I, Look of the Year – Tele Monte Carlo, An Evening of Honor – RAI 2 Italian Tv, Good Morning Italy – RAI I, Arizona State University, Loyola Marymount University LA, Secret Knock, CEO Space, Secret Knock, California Women’s Conference, Wild Boomer Women Conference, Dress for Success, Italian Consulate Los Angeles, Miss Universe Pageant, USA Pageant System, United States Pageant System, Miss American Pageant System, Gina’ Team – Arizona Prison System, Kiwanis Club, Rotary Club, The Mannequins Los Angeles, Santa Monica Malibu Schools, City of Santa Monica, Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, American Women’s Association of Rome, Time Warner Wonder Women Tech Conference, Profilo Donna- Italy
TELEVISION SHOW HOST
Good Morning Italy, Home Shopping Network/Clarissa Burt Beauty, Atlanta Olympics, Disney Christmas Special/EuroDisney Paris, Red Cross Ball, Valentino’s 30th Anniversary Special, New Model Today, The Gattinoni Special, E’Moda, Look of the Year, An Evening of Honor, Etc.
The Neverending Story – Part II, Caruso Pascosky di Padre Polacco, Edera, Casa Mia, Casa Mia, Under the Sky, Natale in India, Wish Upon a Star, Etc.
Follow Clarissa on VoiceAmerica.com Influencer’s Channel starting March 2, 2017.
BOOKS AND SEMINARS
“The Self-Esteem Regime”, Clarissa International Model University, Clarissa International Top Model Search and Awards
CLARISSA BURT PRODUCTIONS TELEVISION SHOWS
Miss Universe Pageant – Italy, Laureus Sports Awards, Quizauto, Diary of a Miss, Miss Universe Backstage, Il Gusto dell’Anima, La Sfida Italiana, (cont.)
American Riviera Awards for Entreprenurial Excellence – 2015, Profilo Donna 2014, Nandivision Network Award, Euroday IV, Projetto XIII, Aids e Information, Consorzio Moda Roma, Premio Artistico-Letterario “Toto”, Serata D’Onore, Anthai for Handicappe’, Premio Dei Cavalieri, Telefono Azzurro, Premio Personalita’ Europeo 2003, Premio Personalita’ Europeo 1993, Taormina Cinema, XIX Premio della Critica RadioTelevisiva, Calabria APT Crotone “La Sfida Italiana”, Ambasciatrice del Moscato d’Asti 2001, Comune di SanGiorgio del Sannio, Polizia Municipale Roma, Bandiera Blu Marche, Meriti Artistici Spettacolo Umbria, La Notte Riconoscimento, Roma Club Polizia Municipale, Regione Lazio Cultura e Spettacolo, Uno Scudo per Faullia, La Nazione Riconoscimento, Celebrity Trophy Progetto Devita, People Club Marotta, Rione Panzera, Ministero Difesa, Bussolino d’Oro, Banca Nazionale del Lavoro Telethon, Premio Exedra, Notte delle Stelle, Premio Top Sprint, Befana del Poliziotto, SPQR Comune di Roma, Assessorato Villapiana, Arena Metropolis, Assessorato CastedduPremio, Donna Protagonista
Honorary Member American Chamber of Commerce in Italy, Honorary Member Italy-USA Foundation, Honorary Member Rotary Club International Rome, U.S. Ambassador Noble Peace Prize for African Women, First American to present a show at the Kremlin, First American on front page of Russian newspaper, Two private audiences with Pope John Paul II, Who’s Who of American Women, Who’s Who of International Women, City Council Woman Ardea Rome, Candidate for European Parliament, Spokesperson Mentors International, Spokesperson Telefono Azzurro – Abused Children, Spokesperson International Red Cross, Spokesperson National Prevention Day appointed by Silvio BerlusconI – President of Italy
Fashion Group International, American Women in Media, Screen Actors Guild, IMDB, Women in Film, Secret Knock, CEO Space, California Women’s Conference, Cosmetic Executive Women, Chicago Heart Ball, A.W.A.R – American Women of Rome, The Teen Mentor
Barrett Jackson’s Catwalk for a Cause, Dress for Success, Childhelp USA, Childhelp Wings, Project C.U.R.E., Girls Rule Foundation, Reality Rally for Michelle’s Place, Wings to Fly, Wells Bring Hope, Fashion Fantastico, Aiuda el Nino, Florence Crittendon, UMOM Phoenix, American Heart Association, The UNITALSI Association, The Virgin Mary of Lourdes, The Italian Red Cross, Telefono Azurro Italy
BOARDS PAST AND PRESENT
The Ripple Effect, Rotary Club International, Italia-USA Foundation, IAMLA – Honorary Board Member – L.A., Scottsdale Fashion Week, Girls Rule Foundation, Wings to Fly, New West Symphony, Global Women’s Empowerment Network, Equality Tv, Be-You, California Women’s Conference
“Nice is the new cool!” – Clarissa Burt
CLARISSA’S TEEN MENTOR ARTICLES/VIDEOS