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

Rutgers Actor Presentation 

Maia Karo

MFA
973-303-9480
Hair: 
Brown
Eyes: 
Brown
Height: 
5'6"
Voice: 
Alto
NEW YORK THEATER
I Am The EndGreenDixon PlaceMary Clohan
SilosMiaGym at Judson ChurchLeta Tremblay
Yiddish Theater WorkshopEnsembleTarget MarginDavid Herskovits
POZHAR!RednikBushwick StarrKate Marvin
Read My MindDorothyHERE Arts CenterRyan McWilliams
Novel Perspective BoutiqueMindyMidtown Theatre FestivalTasha Gordon-Solmon
Small WarsEraCommunal Spaces FestivalIlana Becker
Take Me HomeRed LadyIncubator ArtsMeghan Finn
EDUCATIONAL AND REGIONAL THEATER
Girl Says Woman Says Man SaysWomanRutgers Theater CompanyCaitlin Ryan O’Connell
Mr. BurnsQuincy/BartRutgers Theater CompanyKip Fagan
CymbelineImogenRutgers Kirkpatrick ChapelDara Malina
The RingdoveCrowMettawee Theater CompanyRalph Lee, Kristine Haruna Lee (WP)
Pullman Car HiawathaHarrietRutgers Theater CompanyDavid Dannenfelser
FaustLord AlmightyRutgers Theater CoChristopher Cartmill
Phaedra’s LoveEnsembleYale UniversityLila Neugebauer
INTERNATIONAL THEATER
Bride of the GulfSarahEdinburgh Fringe FestivalThinkery & Verse
Measure for MeasureEscalus/AbhorsonShakespeare’s Globe, LondonSimon Dormandy
IvanovAnna PetrovnaMoscow Art Theater, RussiaMisha Lobanov
AntigoneAntigoneOrna Porat Theater, IsraelRimona Lapin
IDF Entertainment TroupeLead PerformerIsraeli Military ServiceVarious directors (National/Int’l Tours)
FILM AND TV
My MarionTalia (LEAD)Columbia University MFA Short
Closing TimeEmma (LEAD)Columbia University MFA Short
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

Master Classes: The Factory Theatre, Giles Block, Gecko Theatre, Colin Hurley, Yoli Vasquez, Schaubühne Berlin: Devising Techniques, Kristin Linklater, Michael Kahn, Double Edge Theater, Nature Theater of Oklahoma (Robert Johanson)

SPECIAL SKILLS

Yoga, swimming, basic piano and guitar, read music, cooking, hiking, simultaneous interpreter, driver license, Israeli/USA passport (EU passport pending), firearm training, British Guild of Stage Combat Certified (Sword and Dagger, Single Sword, Unarmed Fighting), Fluent Hebrew, Basic Russian, Basic Arabic. Dialects: Israeli, Iraqi, Russian, French, Yiddish, Australian, RP, Estuary