Maria Norris is a versatile young artist with a unique voice and bubbly personality. Born and raised in Massachusetts, Maria realized her love of theatre when very young, having started out in community theatre at age 5. From there she honed her talent through voice lessons and eventually went on to attend and graduate from CAP21 through New York University with a BFA in Drama. Besides theatre, Maria is also very musically skilled with over 6 years of alto saxophone and over 8 years of piano experience.

Since graduating, Maria has been sharing her talents and love of theatre throughout the country with various regional playhouses, dinner theatres and most recently, a children’s theatre touring company. Some of her favorite roles include Gary Coleman (Avenue Q), Aida (Aida) and The Lady of the Lake (Spamalot). She is proud to be a part of the Encompass Arts team!