Maya is a New York based actor, singer, and violinist. She has a dual BA in Theatre Arts and Music from the University of Iowa. Born and raised in the Midwest, Maya has been singing for as long as she can remember and playing violin since age 8.
In a bucket-list moment, Maya recently performed in Pioneer Theatre Company’s production of Once in Salt Lake City, UT (Ex-Girlfriend). A proponent of new work, she will be playing Meg March, a role she originated in a Dixon Place workshop production of meg jo beth amy & louisa this fall, at the Hollywood Fringe Festival this summer. Other favorite roles include Monica in The Medium, Helena in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Heather in American Idiot. Between acting engagements, she can be seen singing and fiddling with artist friends around NYC.
In her free time, Maya loves writing, cooking, baking, eating, exploring new places, and spending time with her family and her wonderful boyfriend. A recent college grad, Maya is excited to continue creating and learning in this new chapter of her life! For a list of upcoming NYC and regional performances, click here! Instagram: @mayabbassuk
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