Mariah Maloney Dance

New York

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Mariah Maloney Dance

Mariah Maloney, Artistic Director of Mariah Maloney Dance originally from Homer, Alaska is a New York based dance artist. From 1995-2002 she performed, lectured and taught around the world as a featured soloist and ensemble dancer with the Trisha Brown Dance Company. In 2003 Mariah formed Mariah Maloney Dance and today the company is invited to perform in New York, throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and South America.

Mariah grew up listening to her mother play live chamber music inside a small homesteader log cabin. This early relationship to live music informs Mariah’s dance making process today. Improvisation practice in dialogue with choreographic structure and collaborations with artists of other disciplines continues to inform Mariah’s work.

In New York she is produced at several venues including La MaMa; The Kitchen; Judson Church; Danspace Project. Mariah Maloney Dance presented at the prestigious Jacob’s Pillow Inside/Out in August 2012. Mariah enjoys her relationship with TBDC serving as an international guest artist and directing restaging projects.

Mariah is currently an assistant professor at The College at Brockport SUNY where she teaches repertory, improvisation, composition, somatic based technique and serves as the Graduate Program Director. Maloney earned a BFA from Purchase College and an MFA from Hollins/ADF.

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