​​Maya Papaya discovered her love of performing with fire in 2007 in Charlottesville Virginia. Today, Maya Papaya can be seen performing with many different tools and skills including Fire Breathing, Fire Painting and Fleshing, Fire Eating, Fire Tassel Twirling, and Fire Fans.

Her style is derived from a strong background in dance, specifically jazz and highly influenced by Fosse.  Her performances are deeply rooted in storytelling, taking the audience on a captivating adventure, and melting hearts along the way.



​The Happiest Girl in the World