About Maya McQueen

Maya McQueen is a senior B.F.A. Musical Theatre major. For IU Theatre: Big Fish (Sandra Bloom), Crazy for You (Ensemble), Vinegar Tom (Woman), Wonderful Town (Female Swing), The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui (Young Dogsborough). IU Independent Projects: Into the Woods (Baker's Wife), The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Esmeralda), The Rocky Horror Show (Janet). Other credits include: If I Forget (Ellen Understudy) at Barrington Stage Co, Into the Woods (Little Red) at Leavenworth Summer Theatre, The Pajama Game (Poopsie) at the 5th Avenue Theatre, and Billy Elliot (Female Swing) at Village Theatre. Maya recently starred in a short film titled In the Dark, which premiered this spring at IU Cinema in the Double Exposure Film Festival as well as the film, The Pattersons, with the IU Student Cinema Guild. Maya was born and raised in Seattle, Washington.

As an actor, Maya continually strives to use her voice to tell the stories that need to be told; stories that celebrate diversity and inclusion in the magical, theatrical realm where anything is possible. Her friends call her a “professional napper”, but she also enjoys hiking in the Pacific Northwest, listening to true crime podcasts, and staying up to date on as many TV shows as humanly possible.

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Recent Credits

Crazy for You

IU Theatre — Ensemble

Big Fish

IU Theatre — Sandra Bloom

Wonderful Town

IU Theatre — Ruth/Helen Understudy

Vinegar Tom

IU Theatre — Woman

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

IU Theatre — Young Dogsborough / Shorty