Maya Bhagwat Bassuk

actor, musician, teacher






Maya is a New York-based actor, singer, and musician. 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 the age of 8.

Some of Maya's favorite stage credits include Meg in Tier 5 Theatre Company’s meg jo beth amy & louisa, Gwendolen in The Importance of Being Earnest, Heather in American Idiot, and Helena in A Midsummer Night's Dream. She is excited for her upcoming role as Ex-Girlfriend in Pioneer Theatre Company’s production of Once in Salt Lake City, UT.

A writer and comedy lover, Maya has developed and performed original autobiographical performance art, and served as a staff writer and editor for satire publication The Black Sheep Online.

In her free time, Maya loves dancing, cooking, baking, eating, exploring new places, and spending time with her family and her wonderful partner. A recent graduate, Maya is excited to continue creating and learning in this new chapter of her life! For a list of upcoming New York and regional theatre performances, click here!




5' 6"

130 lbs

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Dark Brown

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