Maria C Byers is elated to return home to LSTFI! She graduated with a BFA in drama from NYU Tisch School of the Arts, where she studied at LSTFI and the Experimental Theater Wing. She recently choreographed State Fair, Hello, Dolly!, Bye Bye Birdie, and Curtains. Some other past favorites include: Hairspray, The Producers, Anything Goes, and Oklahoma!.
Onstage, She recently played Lorraine Flemming in a regional production of her favorite show, 42nd Street. When she is not choreographing and performing, Maria is extremely passionate about theater education and also teaches at Stage Left Children’s Theater (Tappan, NY) and Young Peoples Theater Workshop (Swarthmore, Pa)