Maria Canals-Barrera (née Canals) is an American actress. Over the course of her acting career, Canals-Barrera co-starred in a number of short-lived sitcoms and has appeared in several films. She is best known for her role as Theresa Russo in the Disney Channel family sitcom Wizards of Waverly Place (2007–2013). She also played the role of Connie Torres in Camp Rock (2008) and Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam (2010), and co-starred as Lala Pinedo in Larry Crowne (2011). From 2014–15, Canals-Barrera starred as Daniela in the ABC comedy series Cristela. She is known as the voice of Shayera Hol/Hawkgirl in Justice League and Justice League Unlimited. She also voiced Sunset Boulevardez in the Disney Channel show The Proud Family and Paulina in the Nickelodeon show Danny Phantom.