Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Theater Department

Rutgers Actor Presentation 

Maia Karo

MFA
Hair: 
Brown
Eyes: 
Brown
Height: 
5'6"
Voice: 
Alto
NEW YORK THEATER
I Am The EndGreenDixon Place/ Mary Clohan
Yiddish Theater WorkshopEnsembleTarget Margin/ David Herskovits
POZHAR!RednikBushwick Starr/ Kate Marvin
Read My MindDorothyHERE Arts Center/ Ryan McWilliams
Novel Perspective BoutiqueMindyMidtown Theatre Fest/ Tasha Gordon-Solmon
Small WarsEraCommunal Spaces Fest’l/ Ilana Becker
Take Me HomeRed LadyGym at Judson Church/ Leta Tremblay
SilosWomanIncubator Arts/ Meghan Finn
EDUCATIONAL AND REGIONAL THEATER
Girl Says Woman Says Man SaysWomanRutgers Theater Company/Caitlin Ryan O’Connell
Mr. BurnsQuincyRutgers Theater Company/Kip Fagan
CymbelineImogenRutgers Kirkpatrick Chapel/ Dara Malina
The RingdoveCrowMettawee Co./Ralph Lee (WP Kristine HarunaLee)
Pullman Car HiawathaHarrietRutgers Theater Company/ David Dannenfelser
FaustLord AlmightyRutgers Theater Company/ Christopher Cartmill
Phaedra’s LoveEnsembleYale University/ Lila Neugebauer
INTERNATIONAL THEATER
Bride of the GulfSarahEdinburgh Fringe Festival/ Thinkery & Verse
Measure for MeasureEscalus/AbhorsonShakespeare’s Globe (London)/ Simon Dormandy
IvanovAnna PetrovnaMoscow Art Theater School (Russia)/ Misha Lobanov
AntigoneAntigoneOrna Porat Theater (Israel) / Rimona Lapin
IDF Entertainment TroupeLead PerformerIsraeli Military Service (National/Int’l Tours)
FILM AND TV
My MarionTalia (LEAD)Columbia University MFA Short Film Project
Closing TimeEmma (LEAD)Columbia University MFA Short Film Project
New YorkWaitressYes/Dori Media (Israel)
Let It Not Be LostMaya23TV (Israel)

TRAINING & EDUCATION 

Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts - MFA Acting 

Chair: David Esbjornson

Head of Acting: Barbara Marchant

Acting: Barbara Marchant, Kevin Kittle, William Carden

Voice & Speech: Dr. Heather Rasche, Nathan Crocker

On-Camera: Billy Serow, Pat McCorkle

Mask: Kathleen McNenny

Clown: Richard Crawford

Text: Christopher Cartmill

Movement: Danielle Liccardo

Audition Technique: Deb Jackel

Rutgers Conservatory at Shakespeare’s Globe in London

Acting: Federay Holmes, David Antrobus

Voice & Speech: Mary Howland

Singing: Joe Atkins

Text: Philip Bird, Dr. Farah Karim-Cooper, Peter Hamilton-Dyer, Patrick Spottiswoode

Movement: Anna Healey

Western Historical Dance: Huw Prall

Stage Combat: Jonathan Waller

NTI Moscow Art Theater (Russia) Ballet, Draznin, Stanislavsky, Michael Chekhov

Yale University BA, Theater and Psychology

ADDITIONAL TRAINING

Singing: 10+ years in Opera (mezzo-soprano) and Jazz (Alto)

Upright Citizens Brigade: Jordan Klepper, Lydia Hensler, Nate Dern

SPECIAL SKILLS

Yoga, swimming, basic piano, read music, cooking, hiking, simultaneous interpreter, drivers license, Israeli/USA passport (EU passport pending), firearm training, stage combat, Fluent Hebrew, Basic Russian. Dialects: Israeli, Iraqi, Russian, French, Yiddish, Australian, RP, Estuary, Cockney