TANYAMARIA (Adriana) is a Brooklyn born; Miami raised actor, singer, and poetic writer. In 2009, she became heavily involved with the non-profit poetry organization Urban Word NYC Inc. where she earned a position on their 2011 poetry slam team taking 2nd place at the Brave New Voices National Poetry Competition. She was awarded her BFA in Acting at Brooklyn College’s Theatre Conservatory in 2017. Since then she has made appearances on Off-Broadway theaters such as The Public and Off-Off-Broadway in The Flea’s spring production of LOCKED UP BITCHES. Tanyamaria is thrilled to be appearing in her sophomore performance with The Flea Theater in the world premiere of Scraps.