Biography

Maria Basile is co-artistic director/choreographer/performer for sjDANCEco. 2010 recipient of Arts Council Silicon Valley Artist Fellowship for Performance and 2009 Individual Artist Special Recognition award for choreography. 2009 Bay Area “Isadora Duncan Award” nominee for Best Performance. 2014 LiveBlessay award for Best Dancer/Actress from BayAreaDanceWatch. Choreography for San Francisco Movement Arts Festival, Cabillo Music Festival, Opera San Jose, Midsummer Mozart Festival, Enacte Theater Co with Sangram Arts, SJSU Opera Theater, SJSU University Dance Theater, SJCC Dance, Mission Dance Company. Recent performances at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., Cabo San Lucas Mexico, San Francisco, Taiwan, Los Angeles, Pebble Beach CA. Danced with SpectorDance and MoveSpeakSpin, ODC, Ann Bluethenthal & Dancers, Limon West Dance Project, and World 50th Anniversary Tour with the Limon Company. USA Rhythmic Gymnastics Team member, competed at World Championships in Varna, Bulgaria. Mosaic Fellow with Sangram Arts and Mosaic America. Maria teaches dance Modern/Contemporary dance, Ballet dance and Ballroom/Latin dance at SJSU, San Jose City College, Mission College, West Valley College. BS in Dance from University of Oregon.

Last Updated 1/26/22