Maia is a Designer, Maker, Director, Producer & Performer of puppetry.  Since graduating from drama school in 2013, she has enjoyed collaborating on puppetry projects with numerous companies and artists to create exciting and imaginative new work.

In 2018, Maia was selected as the first ever Puppetry Consultant on the prestigious Old Vic 12 scheme.

Highlights as a designer include: 

The Sorcerer's Apprentice (Southwalk Playhouse), Our Teacher's A Troll (The Ruined Theatre), Wind In The Willows (Turbine Theatre & UK Tour), The Butterfly Lion (The Barn Theatre), The Further Adventures of the Owl and the Pussycat (Little Angel & Theatre Royal and Derngate), The Slightly Annoying Elephant (Little Angel Theatre), Meet the Eastenders (National Tour in association with Museum of London Docklands), Invisible Me (Little Angel Studios), A Dickensian Christmas (The Old Library), Look Up (Brighton Fringe and other National Festivals), Sticky Tape (R&D at The Blue Elephant), Great Apes (Arcola Theatre), Wild Wilma (Pleasance Scratch Night), A Stone's Throw (Edinburgh International Festival), The Dream Factory (National Tour), Metamorphosis (National Tour), Doctor Faustus (National Tour), Tyke (Arts Theatre Leicester Square).

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Click the photo to watch an interview with Maia on how she got into puppetry

Her work as a puppeteer includes:

Invisible Me (R&D), Jack Frost (National Tour), The Little Matchgirl (National Tour), The Dream Factory (National Tour), Metamorphosis (National Tour), Lysistrata (National Tour), The Tempest (Cockpit Theatre).

Photography by Amit & Naroop