Maria Basile

Mosaic Fellow Maria Basile is co-artistic director/choreographer/performer for sjDANCEco.

Recipient of several awards including 2010 Arts Council Silicon Valley Artist Fellowship for Performance, 2009 “Isadora Duncan Award” nominee for Best Performance, and 2014 LiveBlessay award for Best Dancer/Actress from BayAreaDanceWatch, Maria has choreographed for Cabillo Music Festival, Opera San Jose, Midsummer Mozart Festival, SJSU Opera Theater, Mission Dance Company, among others. She has performed at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., Cabo San Lucas Mexico, San Francisco, Taiwan, Los Angeles, Pebble Beach CA and danced with SpectorDance and MoveSpeakSpin, ODC, Ann Bluethenthal & Dancers, Limon West Dance Project, and World 50th Anniversary Tour with the Limon Company.

Maria teaches dance at SJSU, De Anza College, San Jose City College, Mission College, West Valley College and holds a BS in Dance from University of Oregon.