Raised in Fredericksburg, Virginia, Maria Cristina is a graduate of James Madison University where she studied Musical Theatre.
She started dance lessons at the age of eight and continued since then adding acting, and voice lessons to widen her versatility of storytelling through art.
Maria has toured nationally with Hello, Dolly!, The Bodyguard the Musical, Ghost the Musical (Ensemble/Mrs. Santiago U/S), and Elf the Musical!
She recently returned from touring with Hello, Dolly! and is honored to be making her New York debut in New York City Center's Evita as the Mistress!