Maya's theatre journey started with street theatre in the late 1970's with Theatre Union, a group she co-founded. After making stage performances for several years, she returned to this form, but this time, solo. Since 2012, she has been responding to events and controversial issues that have engaged women and other sections of society who are taken up with the struggle for rights.

Om Swaha

Dafa No. 180



Not In My Name

Artists Unite!

Shaheen Bagh



The amazing sit in by Muslim women for more than three months against the government’s denial of citizenship rights. Maya performed at protest sites spread across the city of Delhi. At the end of the performance, several veils, previously collected from the women on protest, were tied to create long ropes that were then thrown into the audience that the women held and moved with.

The Preamble

Farmers Strike