Tuesday, May 12, 2009
Coco & Gigi, featuring Maria Schirmer as Gigi (part 1)
Maria studied theatre at Marymount Manhattan College, from which she graduated with honors. She has also studied at the Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin, Ireland, the Neighborhood Playhouse and The Michael Howard Studios in NYC. She also continues her education in creative writing at The New School. Since graduating, Maria has become actively involved in creative and administrative duties with Stone Soup Theatre Arts (www.stonesoupkitchen.org), performing in seven shows, co-authoring two and assisting with development, outreach and educational programming. She is also a member of the Literary Wing at the Lark Play Development Center. An avid traveler and yoga student, Maria recently returned from five months backpacking in southern India and studying yoga at The Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute in Mysore, India.