Theatre

Masters of the Musical Universe - She-Ra - The Headwaters Theatre - September 22nd-25th 2016

Thénardiers Inn: A Les Misérables Cabaret - Fantine - Creating Arts Studios - November/ December 2014

Retro Holiday Show - Queen Elsa/ Ma Otter - Creating Arts Company - November/ December 2014

Mary Poppins - Mary Poppins - Creating Arts Company - November/ December 2014

The Aristocats - Director/ Vocal Director/ Costumer - Creating Arts Company - November/ December 2014

Sleeping Beauty - Princess Aurora - Creating Arts Company - September/October/November 2014

Pinocchio - Director/Vocal Director/ Costumer - Creating Arts Company - February/March 2014

The Music Man - Marian Paroo - Creating Arts Company - November/December 2013/ January 2014

Rapunzel - Rapunzel - Creating Arts Company - November/December 2013/ January 2014

Babes in Toyland - Director/ Vocal Director/ Costumer - Creating Arts Company - November/December 2013/ January 2014

The Boondoggles Adventure: A CAC Original Musical ​- Jade The Witch - Creating Arts Company - October/November 2013

James and The Giant Peach - Aunt Spiker - September/ October 2013

Cinderella - Fairy Godmother - August/ September 2013

Animal Crackers - Shirly Temple - Creating Arts Company - June/July 2013

Sleeping Beauty: A Rock Opera - Director/Vocal Director/ Costumer - May/ June 2013

The Jungle Book - Kaa - Creating Arts Company - April/ May 2013

Aladdin - Jasmine/ Vocal Director - Creating Arts Company - February/ March 2013

What is Art? (Alice in Wonderlust: A Burlesque Musical) - Alice - Ruby Theatre at The Complex - January/February 2013

Wizard of Oz - Glinda/ Vocal Director - Creating Arts Company - November/December 2012

Beauty and the Beast - Mrs. Potts - Creating Arts Company - September/October 2012

Alice In Wonderland - Alice - Creating Arts Company - July/August 2012

The Little Mermaid - Ursula - Creating Arts Company - April/May/June 2012

Guys and Dolls - Hot Box Dancer - Play On Theatre - Summer 2008 

The Complete History Of America Abridged - Costumer - Play On Theatre - Spring 2008 

A Little Night Music - Mrs. Segstrom - Live Arts Theatre - Winter 2007 

UrineTown: The Musical - Soupy Sue - Live Arts Theatre - Summer 2006 

Romeo and Juliet - Gregory/Servant/Musician - Live Arts Theatre - Winter 2002 


Television

Real Husbands of Hollywood - Season 3 Episode 10 - "Model Behavior" - Burlesque Contortionist

Murder In The First - Season 1 Episode 4 - "Burning Woman" - Fan Dancer/ Face Painter  

David Tutera's CELEBrations - Season 3 Episode 14 - Gary Busey's Son's Birthday - Marionette  

David Tutera's CELEBrations - Season 1 Episode 3 - Autism Fundraiser - Cowgirl  


Theme Parks

Six Flags Magic Mountain - Twisted Colosses ScreamPunk: Kwerk - Steampunk Vaudeville Freak Show - April-September 2015 


Music Video

Life Holds a Special Magic - Music By: Human Experience "Beads On The Wind" - Fire Dancer - Rawktails Entertainment

Desire U2 Spoof - Fire Dancer - Gabriel Mann Cinema


Voice Over

My Boyfriend is a Monster #06 - Audio Book - Narration, All Female Characters, and Sound Effects - Book Buddy Audio

The Boondoggles Adventures - Musical Audio Book - Jade The Witch - Creating Arts Studios 


Band

The Illicit Jug Cartel - Singer, Ukulele, Washtub Bass - September 2008 to October 2011 


Festivals

Oregon Country Fair 2016 - Performer - Wandering Improv Clown with L'Unkles Boink 

Ignight Fire Flow Conference 2016 - Instructor/ Performer - Bare With Us...BURLESQUE!/ Stage Presence: aka The Art of Bullshit/ Entertaining Kids: Captivating a Child Audience

SYMBIOSIS 2015 - Mermaid - Iridescence: A Mermaid Tribe

Lucidity Festival 2015 - Mermaid - Iridescence: A Mermaid Tribe

Imagine Gathering 2015 - Organizer/ Instructor - Costume Library/ Kids Parade/ Dance it Out/ Arts and Crafts: Fairies, Gnomes, and Elves… Oh My!!!/ Mermaid Magick: Tails from the Deep/ Once Upon A Storytelling/ No Troubles BUBBLES  
Electric Poncho 2013
- Instructor - Bare With Us...BURLESQUE! 
Ignight Fire Flow Conference
2013 - Instructor - Sensual Movement  


Production

Halloween2014: Circus of Souls at The Padre Hotel - Producer/ Alice - Spastiqué Fantastiqué Productions 

NYE2105: Down the Rabbit Hole at The Padre Hotel - Producer/ Fire Performer - Spastiqué Fantastiqué Productions 

Love, Lust, and Loathing at The Jewelbox Theatre - Producer/ Performer - Spastiqué Fantastiqué Productions


Performance Troupes

Bombshell Entertainment - Performer - September 2015 to Current Member 

Rawktails Entertainment - Performer/ Bartender - November 2014 to Current Member

Iridescence: A Mermaid Tribe - Mermaid - September 2014 to Current Member

Eccentric Talent Management - Performer - September 2014 to Current Member

Zen Arts - Performer - October 2013 to Current Member

Bootleg Bombshells Burlesque - Stage Kitten/ Performer - September 2014 to May 2015 

Creating Arts Company - Founding Member/ Board Member/ Director/ Performer - April 2012 to January 2015

The Backbar Beauties Burlesque - Performer/ Board Member - April 2010 to February 2012






Theatre Training 

John Gilkey’s: The Idiot Workshop 

Stripped Screw Burlesque Workshop

Live Arts Shakespeare Summer Theatre Institute

Improv at the Living Education Center for Ecology and the Arts

Stage Combat with Steven Levine at Live Arts

Audition Workshops with Carol Pederson at Live Arts

Vocal Training 

Voice Over 3 Day Intensive with Alexander Niver Polinsky 

Voice Over Workshop with Kevin Connolly 

Voice/ Singing lessons with Doug Schneider

Maya Papaya


Maya@Maya-Papaya.com
www.Maya-Papaya.com
434 939 7036

Speciality Skills

Soprano 

Fire Dancing 

Fire Breathing

Fire Eating

Human Blockhead

Bed of Nails

Mermaid

Clown

Face Painting

Ukulele

Kazoo

Wash Tub Bass

Wash Board

Musical Saw

Voice Over 

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​​MAYA PAPAYA

​The Happiest Girl in the World

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Dance Training 

Broadway Dance studied at Your Neighborhood Studio 

Hip Hop at Your Neighborhood Studio

Urban Striptease and Jazz studied at Westlake Dance Center

Tap studied at Century Ballroom

Jazz, Musical Theatre, Tap, and Ballet studied at Wilson School of Dance 

Modern Dance at Piedmont Virginia Community College  

Contact Improv studied at The Living Education Center for Ecology and the Arts 

Height: 5' 6"
Weight: 135 lbs
Hair: Blonde
Eyes: Hazel