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A little about me...

Hello there! My name is Maya Shoham, I’m an Israeli-Aussie actress, writer, producer, baker, and wine enthusiast who currently lives in New York City. The art I aspire to do will be thought-provoking, out-of-the-ordinary, and unique. I want to tell stories that make people feel, or think, or do. Or… all of the above.

I like having existential conversations over a glass of red wine and french fries. I find joy in having people over for dinner in my tiny upper west side apartment. My challah bread is the best you’ll ever try, and you’re welcome to pick me up on this.

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Photo by Keppie Coutts

Some of my credits include starring in the Off-Broadway plays "Best Friends", "The Holylanders", and most recently, co-producing, co-writing, and starring in "The Ultimate Manic Pixie Dream Girl Speed-Dating Competition" as part of the SoHo Playhouse Lighthouse Series.

Photo by Yoav Erteschik

Photo by Charles Chessler

Education

2020-2022

Atlantic Acting School

Conservatory

At the heart of Chelsea, I attended the Atlantic Acting School for 2.5 years, studying the Practical Aesthetics technique, Suzuki/Viewpoints, and the Jones and Fitzmaurice voice techniques.

2013-2017

Thelma Yalin

High School of the Arts

Leading high school of the arts in Israel. Majored in both Theater and Computer Science. As part of theater studies, I was trained in stage acting, musical theater and lighting design and programming.

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