Her name is Isabella MAYA. She is of Ivory Coast nationality and teaches theater in Europe. Comedy was not in the front row of her favorite jobs. Certified in law and Information & Communication businesses, Isabella MAYA worked as journalist and was in charge of public relations before launching herself into the universe of culture after having followed theater and improvisation courses respectively at the Montparnasse office and the French School of Theatrical Improvisation.
Actress in about ten movies, Isabella MAYA also set her voice for the cartoon movie of the Secours Populaire of France. She also participated in the shooting of several advertisements for Electricité de France, the French Red Cross or Yves St Laurent.
Since 2013, Maya is a junior lecturer at several schools in Paris (5 schools).
Theater and Improvisation Teaching
Since Sept 2013, junior lecturer in several schools in Paris (5 schools)
Since August 2013 (Two months per year): junior lecturer of theater and improvisation for adults and children / teenagers for the « Kicora » association in Kigoma, Tanzania
April – June 2014: The Comedy Of Errors by W. Shakespeare, directed by D. Labman at the ABC Théâtre
October 2013 – March 2014: De l’autre côté, vu d’en bas, wrote and directed by Karen Steinback at the ABC Théâtre
March – June 2013: Suzanne in Tailleur pour dames by Feydeau directed by William Malatrat
Jan – Feb 2013: Maggy in Le Dindon by Feydeau
Depuis 2010: Plusieurs matchs d’impros in toute la France with «Les Z’Abeilles»
July 2014: Mame in Blacking Out by Soraya Milla
June 2014: Emma in Malgré moi by Ali Melouk
March 2014: Nouméa in Le magicien et les siamois by Jean Pierre Mocky with G. Depardieu
May 2013: Sister of Omar in le Cygne et la Corneille by Maxence de Préaudeau
April 2013: Shensy in Tourments (main role) by Charles Shirley (more than 1.175.230 views and selected at short films festival of Antilles-Guyanne)
April 2013: Les girls: point d`interrogation (main role) by Claude Girard
March 2013: Fatou in Mariage pour tous (main role) by Joseph Muganga
November 2012 : Scene in the short film Confession d’une future mariée by V. Molina and E. Paulle
Oct 2013: L’hôtesse L’esprit de famille by Frederic Berthe with Michael Youn, Richard Berry…
Original text by: Roger ADZAFO