Maya Macdonald is a playwright, actor and native of New York City.

She is bad at sleeping, but rather skilled at dreaming.

Her plays have been read, workshopped and produced with The Bushwick Starr, New Dramatists, Ensemble Studio Theatre, MCC Young Playwrights, 3LD among others.

Recently, her play Brunch received an Honorable Mention for the 2016 Relentless Award.

Currently, she’s working on commissions for Brooklyn Gypsies’ 2018/19 season.

She received her BA from Bennington College and an MFA from Hunter College under the guidance of Annie Baker & Brandon Jacobs-Jenkins.

Maya attempts optimism daily, and believes that hope is cutting edge.

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