Maya Nicholson is majoring in Theatre production with a double minor in marketing management and creative writing. She graduated from Copley High School in Copley, Ohio as the President of her Thespian Club, where she performed in Smokey Joe’s Café, The Drowsy Chaperone, and Little Shop of Horrors; she has also directed George Washington Slept Here and Copley’s Got Talent (the annual talent show). She has acted in numerous shows at Kent State University’s Voices from Hurt Street as various characters, one being “Winifred Oprey” doing a play-off of the Oprah Winfrey Show, she was also the Costume design assistant for I Love You Because and Assistant stage manager in the riveting musical Spring Awakening. Last season she performed as the sassy sister, Libby, in The Maiden’s Prayer, and most recently was Melanie, the outspoken sister in Lewis Black's One Slight Hitch. Her most recent work was Melanie Marnich’s Blur where she was the Assistant director of the show, played the role of Francis and was also on the costume design team. Her upcoming events include attending Buck’s Rock Performing Arts Camp in New Milford, Ct this summer. When returning for the upcoming 2015 Fall semester she will be Assistant Directing a new works Bicentennial Play as well as Melanie Marnich’s These Shining Lives. She is also currently enrolled in theatre courses, and aspires to be a director in theatre, film and television.