Maya Boudreau studied at Playwrights Horizons and Stonestreet Studios at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts where she graduated with her BFA in Theatre. After returning to her hometown of Chicago, Maya attended The School at Steppenwolf, where instructors such as Sheldon Patinkin and Amy Morton guided her in developing her craft. In Chicago, Maya has been seen onstage under the direction of Robert Falls in his production of Measure for Measure at The Goodman and Kimberly Senior in the world premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winning Disgraced at American Theater Company.
On film, Maya can be seen as the lead in multiple independent features such as Wild Blue (nomination for Best Actress in a Feature - Austin Indie Flicks Showcase) and the upcoming Jessica and Sticks, which will hit the festival circuit soon. Her TV work includes commercials for McDonald’s, Dairy Queen, Auto-Owner’s Insurance, NFL Women’s Apparel, Ohio Lottery and Busch Gardens. She has been seen as a recurring character on Crisis and Chicago Fire on NBC, as well as the upcoming pilot Convergence. Maya also does voiceover work and teaches acting and audition technique for kids and teens.