Maya Macdonald '07

Maya Macdonald

Maya Macdonald is a playwright and native of New York City. Her plays have been read, workshopped, and produced with The Bushwick Starr, New Dramatists, Ensemble Studio Theatre, MCC Young Playwrights, among others. Her play Leave the Balcony Open was produced at Three Legged Dog in NYC and DePaul University in Chicago. Maya is a New Georges Affiliated Artist and a member of the Dramatists Guild of America. Her work was recently published in The Best 10 Minute Plays of 2016 and The Best Monologues for Women 2016. Her play Your Life Choices will appear in The Best 10 Minute Plays of 2017. She is a 2007 graduate of Bennington College and an MFA candidate at Hunter College under the guidance of Annie Baker and Brandon Jacobs-Jenkins who recently awarded her with the Irv Zarkower Award for Excellence in Playwriting. Follow her on twitter at @missmayamac and learn more at