Maria is dedicated to perfecting her art and the love of performance. She believes that dance is the universal language and enjoys getting to know others and helping people get to know her through dance.

Maria was the Broadway World regional choreographer of the year in Connecticut for 2017. She is the choreographer for the New Paradigm Theater Company of Connecticut. In addition, Maria was the assistant choreographer for Rob Thomas’ music video “I Trust You” and co-choreographed the Off-Broadway hit “La Cancion.”  In addition to working professionally as a choreographer, Maria travels to set competition choreography on students. As a judge for traveling dance competitions such as True Talent and Prelude Urban Dance Competition, Maria uses her knowledge and experience as a judge and professional dancer to help prepare her dancers for competition and performance.