Maizy Broderick Scarpa (she/they/any pronouns) is a human who tells stories. As an actor, she has performed throughout the Northeast and is frequently featured on WBUR's popular storytelling podcast Circle Round. Her plays have received productions, readings, and workshops across the United States, and in Sweden and France. Most recently, A Play Where Nothing Happens—partly inspired by growing up in the Berkshires—enjoyed a sold-out run at SUNY Oswego.
Inspired by the belief that all humans are artists, Maizy founded Bloom Creativity, where she offers playwriting classes, dramaturgy & creative coaching services. Teaching credits include Barrington Stage Co, Shakespeare & Company, Hampton Shakespeare Festival, Dorset Theatre Festival, The Buxton School, Taconic High School. FRANCE: Le Chapeau Rouge, Lycée Alphonse Daudet, Collège Rene Cassin IRAQ: The Kurdish Regional Government.
Organizations she has collaborated with over the years include Barrington Stage Company., Shakespeare & Company, WAM Theatre, Berkshire Theatre Group, Capital Repertory Theatre, The Broadway Advocacy Coalition, Hubbard Hall Center for the Arts, Berkshire Playwrights Lab, Opera House Arts, Main Street Arts, Pauline Productions, Pittsfield Shakespeare in the Park, Hamptons Shakespeare Festival, Nutshell Playhouse, Civic Theatre, Method and Madness Theatre Co., New Myths, Sandcastle Theatre Co., Rogue Angel Theatre, and NYU Tisch's Experimental Theatre Wing.
Named a “Berkshire County Woman Change Maker” by the Berkshire Eagle for International Woman’s Day, Maizy is also a proud member of the Dramatists Guild.
Maizy holds degrees in drama and creative writing from NYU/Tisch, where she trained at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting and the Experimental Theatre Wing. She likes tea, children's books, and breaking the fourth wall.
Find her on New Play Exchange.
She posts very occasionally on twitter and instagram: @MaizyScarpa