(GR 1979) is a freelance performer, dance maker and teacher based in Amsterdam. She has graduated from the State School of Dance (GR) and the SNDO (School for New Dance Development (NL) and studied in Movement Research (N.Y.)

She is part of the performance/training platform Body Weather Amsterdam and has worked within artistic collectives such as 'White Horse' (DE) and 'The Pandora Project' (SP) a.o., and as performer in productions such as 'Let's dance Chopin' (Shanghai EXPO), a.o. 

Maria is working internationally, developing and presenting solo work and continuously collaborating with independent artists from different disciplines in improvised performances and small scale projects. She has taught workshops, in Poland, Colombia, Uruguay, Curacao, Slovenia, and she is currently a guest teacher at KNUA (Korean National University of Arts.)