MAYA HANA EVANS
I produced, directed, & performed in the NYC premiere of Kingdom of the Clouds by Gerry Cullity at Theater 80 St. Mark's. Featuring arrangements by Victor Cervantes, choreography by Celeste Hudson, lighting by Kelley Shih, and costumes by Dan Gershaw.
As a performer in Mercury in Retrograde, a cabaret directed by Nora York with Music Direction by Jamie Lawrence, I had the wonderful experience of weaving musical theatre classics together with pop, rock, and folk hits at Joe's Pub.
I assisted Production Designer and Ensemble Performer Madeleine Bundy with costumes & props for PUFFS, a hysterical show by Matt Cox, directed by Kristin McCarthy Parker, and developed at the People's Improv Theater.
I assisted Director Brad Raimondo of The Dreamscape Theatre with The Improbable Fall, RIse, & Fall of John Law "a new play about money" by Matt Herzfeld at the IRT. Set by Joshua Rose, costumes by Caitlin Cisek, & original music by Mark Van Hare.
It was a pleasure to direct the New York City premiere of
The Butterfly's Day, another original musical by Gerry Cullity featuring an all-female cast. Choreography by Amanda Chambers, costumes by Emilee Koss, and set design by Carolyn Emory.
The last show I performed in before COVID - playing a young woman stuck on the wrong side of the Berlin Wall from 1975-1989 - the original play, Watchlist by Zed Hope Simon The Tank.
I directed High School Musicalfeaturing original choreography by Jennifer Jonas & Music Direction by Paul Loman. Produced by WPPAC Education Director Ariana Moses at the White Plains Performing Arts Center in Westchester County.
In Fields Where They Lay was the first piece I worked on with The Dreamscape Theatre. Developed & directed by Brad Raimondo, produced with the Akasha Co. for the centennial of the WWI Christmas Truce of 1914 at the New Ohio Theater.
I produced, directed, and designed Blood & Water, a new musical by Francesca Hansen-DiBello which premiered at the Kraine Theater in August 2017. Featuring arrangements, orchestration & music direction by Singer Joy.
I had a stellar time performing in Wild Women of Planet Wongo
the interactive sci-fi musical directed by David Rigano with music by Dave Ogrin at Parkside Lounge from January - June 2017! For more info on this parody party, visit www.planetwongo.com!
I got to work with The Dreamscape Theatre again in February 2018 - this time I was assisting director Brad Raimondo & also associate producing the new play Pete Rex by Alexander V. Thompson at 59E59th Theaters.
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