Below is the American Friends of Magen David Adom's video, "Naor". It describes a terrorist attack, so it may be difficult to watch. Maayan did the voiceover for Naor's mother,
"Ruti", which required a light Israeli accent:
Maayan took part in a staged reading of a new play, "Katie", by Miguel Toruno. (And discovered that there is another wonderful Israeli actress in New York named MAYA SCHNAIDER, who played Katie!)
Maayan will star in the short "10 Years Married" with John Henry Soto this fall - more details to follow!
Maayan played an inspirational speaker in a voiceover role for Galia Barkol's new feature, "Then What Happens".
And THE KIDS MENU is WRAPPED!!! Thank you to all of our cast, crew, and wonderful supporters!! Maayan played the role of Maria, a customer of Pete's (played by Vincent Pastore).
Here she is on set:
We are almost there!!! THE KIDS MENU, starring Nyle Lynn and
is shooting next month. In addition to acting in the film, Maayan serves as one of its Executive Producers.
Maayan is playing Claire with the Pageant Hair in a reading of Angela Church's "Portrait in Azalea Blue".
Maayan is co-producing Peter Skagen's Master Class in Screen Acting at The Actors Connection and his
"Transitioning from Theater to Film" seminar at NYC's Reproductions.
Maayan plays Julia, an interviewer speaking to the talented Galia Barkol and
Jeremiah Kipp about their upcoming film, "Then What Happens", in a promotional
piece for the film:
Happy New Year! Click here for the 8-minute pilot for
John Henry Soto's new Web Series,"Write in Bayonne"! Maayan plays Joe's concerned wife.
Maayan was excited to be John's first guest of 2015 on his and Casey McDougal's show
They talked about the importance to an acting career of being a self-starter, learning to crowdfund for your own project, and (of course) playing a zombie.
The pilot for "Write in Bayonne", shot right after Hurricane Sandy, is almost here! Stay tuned for getting a chance to see Maayan play a bossy, frumpy housewife....
THE KIDS MENU has now raised its full Pre-Production funds! ÅMore updates coming soon....
Maayan had a great time working behind the camera this time as Crew for the new Web Series These Three Girls!
Maayan was invited to be one of the Israeli artists Honoring AICF's 75th Anniversary; for her entry and those of her fellow Israeli artists,
please click here.
Maayan played a young-Barbara-Walters type interviewer for a new film's promotional trailer...more to follow when details are released!
Maayan also wrote about THE KIDS MENU's producers for Ms. in the Biz; click
here for the article.
As a member of New York Women in Film & Television, Maayan wrote an article about the women producers of THE KIDS MENU for NYWIFT's blog:
check out Drive Your Own Career!
Maayan is excited to announce she is the Associate Producer on a new comedic short film, THE KIDS MENU! Maayan and the team are raising the funds to make the movie
independently - please CLICK HERE to make a contribution!! Thank you
for supporting independent film!!
Exciting news about a new project coming soon.... Stay tuned!
Free and Cheap NYC is back! After a brief hiatus, Maayan and fellow actress/lover
of good deals Angela Church are back, recommending Free & Cheap things to do in and around New York City. Check it out!
The new Maayan Schneider Quarterly Newsletter will be coming your way in April! To join our mailing list, please write us through the
Maayan played the role of Rachel, a young Israeli wife during the Yom Kippur War, in a reading of Meri Wallace's "Yom Kippur", performed on the 40th anniversary of the war
and directed by Catherine Siracusa. Here is a photo of her (by Cristina Martinez) on stage with Georgina Bates, who
Maayan also shot a short film, "12:30" for The School of Visual Arts, about a woman who rushes against the clock to get to her destination...
Maayan played 6 different roles in Abingdon Theatre's staged reading of James Armstrong's children's play adaptation of ALICE IN WONDERLAND.
Maayan as TweedleDee
Maayan as the worried White Rabbit
You can always check out the most updated weekly "Free and Cheap NYC" recommendations on WBAI here
Maayan and Angela Church, who worked together on Hanoch Levin's "The Child Dreams", will be hosting a short weekly segment called "Free and Cheap NYC" on WBAI Radio, starting in July! Stay tuned...
A new Blog is up - "Why We Love Self-Produced Projects"! Check it out here.
Maayan is now working with Creative Media Design as a Hebrew Voiceover Artist -
please check out her voiceover clip here.
Maayan was chosen to participate in two workshops held in New York by London's
Old Vic Theatre (Artistic Director: Kevin Spacey), as part of the "Old Vic New Voices"
Best of British Program: CLASSICS, taught by The Old Vic's Alex Ferris, and ACCENT AND DIALECT, taught by Ben Furey
(who was the Dialect Coach for the North American productions of Billy Elliot).
Maayan's Music Minute: The Grownup Noise is coming soon!! In the meantime, check out this new teaser from the band.
Between the storms, Maayan shot a pilot for an English-as-a-Second-Language set of instructional videos for a Korean company.
The pilot co-stars Tim Dowd and was directed by Daniel Song of Open Space.
The Next Episode of "Maayan’s Music Minute", featuring Boston band The Grownup Noise, is in the can!! Teasers to follow.....
New Blog coming soon!
Editing interview footage for the next Maayan’s Music Minute! Stay tuned….
Shooting an interview with The Grownup Noise, the next band to be featured on Maayan’s Music Minute…
New Acting Reel is up!
Commercial is up – stay tuned for a glimpse….
Maayan will perform in Doris Hart's "Subversive Tea Party", as part of Abingdon Theatre's Proposal Plays. For more information, click here.
Maayan will play a hugely overacted version of THE CRUCIBLE's Elizabeth Proctor in Big Rodent's Fundraiser,"Mock the Classics 2",
at The Wings Theater, 154 Christopher Street in Greenwich Village - come throw marshmallows and nerf balls at us!
Maayan plays Venus in a reading of Leslie Bramm's new play, VENUS AND MONA.