Maria DeCotis is a NYC based actress, writer, and comedian from Fayetteville, Georgia. She graduated with her BFA in Acting, Cum Laude from Boston University with a concentration in Playwriting and worked with Commedia dell'Arte professionals in Italy. She is currently working in film, television, and live comedy. She has been reviewed by Time Out New York, Broadway World, and The Boston Globe.

Maria recently opened for Mike Birbiglia on Broadway, appeared in a Comedy Central sketch, and will perform at the HBO Women in Comedy Festival. She has completed the most advanced level of study at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre and her improv group The Sister Wives won UCB Cage Match. She hosts comedy shows at Club Cumming, Ferns, and The Pit. She is a ukulele singer-songwriter (iTunes and Spotify) and Lindy Hopper. She is represented by Jago Ciro Management. Onstage, Maria likes to explore feminism and spaghetti.