The World’s Premiere Pageant Coach

  “When the World is Your Stage You Have to Stage Your World.”

                                                                                 -Clarissa Burt



 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.  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, “Behind the Scenes with The Miss” all garnering her various coveted media awards internationally.

 At 18 years of age, 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.

Clarissa mixes the best of her supermodel modeling career, experience as pageant director for Miss Universe and judge for many different pageant systems, and media experience into one complete package.  No one else comes close to Clarissa’s expertise and mastery on camera, on stage, or in the media.

Clarissa Burt with Miss Universe Italy contestants

Clarissa with Miss Universe Italy winner Anna Rigon

Clarissa training Mrs. America Utah contestants


I’ve been competing in pageants for fifteen years and as a pluri-titleholder I thought that pageantry was all about the dress, the make-up and the walk. Working with Clarissa brought me something that I hadn’t previous thought about. Clarissa helped me understand it’s not just being on stage, but that it’s really about who you are in the inside and how to convey that the the audience and the judges. Clarissa showed me there’s always room for improvement!
Tristan Topps, Miss United States 2011
As National Director of Mrs. America Utah and Arizona, I’m always looking for the best tools and resources possible for my gals. Clarissa Burt is amazing! She’s the official pageant coach for my both my events. She assists the girls with walking on stage, make-up, wardrobe, stage presence, modeling, etc. I’ve found her signature self-esteem regime workshop gives confidence and poise tips that help the ladies on stage and in real life.
Diane Ritter, Director Mrs. Utah America Mrs. Arizona America
To say that I am impressed with Clarissa is an understatement! She’s been a cover girl, a superstar on the catwalk and she came to spend time with my contestants bringing with her a very strong message. Believe in yourself and everything you want to be! We all need to hear more messages like Clarissa’s.
Lynda Samuels , Director, Classic International Woman
Working with Clarissa taught me so many things that I needed to know in order to win the Miss Universe Pageant/Italy. She is kind and patient and put me completely at ease. She taught us how to walk in heels and use stage makeup properly. I can never thank her enough for such an awesome experience!
Anna Rigon , Miss Universe Italy 2004
“As a young teen preparing to compete in a major pageant system, it was important to have a supportive coach that would encourage and educate my daughter. Clarissa was surely all that we could hope for and more. She saw my daughter for who she was and believed in her ability to put her best self forward. The skills learned from Clarissa, from walking the pageant stage and standing appropriately to interviewing and how to apply lashes, have stuck with my daughter and she looks and feels confident in every phase of competition. Not only did she win the local title, she placed in the top ten at the state pageant! The judges also commented on how amazing her posture was during the interview portion of her last pageant! We can’t thank Clarissa enough for helping Chloe become more confident and prepared along her continuing pageant journey.” Makisha Hiller-Donner

Chloe Hiller, Miss Grand Canyon's Outstanding Teen 2017 and Miss Glendale's Outstanding Teen 2018


Contact Clarissa for pricing.   All courses are 4 hours long.  Clarissa is happy to work with you in person in Phoenix, otherwise all courses are conducted by Skype.  The courses can be divided into two 2 hour sessions if needed.

Course One Course Two Course Three
Skill Level Assessment Selection of wardrobe including evening gown, swimsuit, interview, shoes and accessories Review of Pageant Entry Forms
Overall Image Consultation Makeup and Hair Instruction Photo Shoot/Headshot Preparation and Selection
Proper Posing and Posture Personal Interview Training Choosing, Building and Perfecting Your Platform
Runway Training Perfecting Public Speaking Handling On Stage Questions


Clarissa has worked with hundreds of girls and while she is committed to their success, there are no guarantees in the business of beauty.  You must be committed to your success and do the work that it takes to succeed.  Clarissa is committed to giving you all the tips, tools and resources you need to succeed.

Contact Clarissa for pricing.   All courses are 4 hours long and can be divided into two 2 hour sessions if needed.  Clarissa is happy to work with you in person in Phoenix, otherwise all courses are conducted by Skype.   All payments are final.   No refunds.