Maria Alexandria Beech was the recipient of The Aspen Theatre Master's Visionary Award in 2009. She graduated cum laude with a Bachelor's degree at Columbia University where she earned an MFA. Her plays include BONDS, TWENTY CENT OPERA, DOVE HUNTING, BLACK ROSES (BAD TITLE), SAVING THE LIVES OF STRANGERS, GOD MAKES MISTAKES, LIMA BEANS, CHARITY, GLORIA, BREAKING WALLS, 581c, LITTLE MONSTERS and WHAT ARE YOU DOING HERE. Her translation of Eduardo Machado’s THE COOK premiered at the Stages Theatre. Her translations at the Lark Play Development Center include Luis Ayllon’s THE CAMELS and HITLER IN MY HEART by Noe Munos Morales. Currently, she's translating Andres Roemer's THE OTHER EINSTEIN. She is a member of The Dorothy Strelsin New American Writers Group at Primary Stages Theatre. Her short plays have been presented at Columbia University, The Flea Theatre, The Culture Project, Blue Box Productions, and Intar.
- New York Universitypresent
- Northfield Mount Hermon School,
- Wesleyan, Tulane, Columbia
- Playwright, Translating Playwright, present
- Univision, Televisa, Lehman Brothers, IESE Business School