Dancer, choreographer, and artist Maria Day was born in Manila, Philippines. Her first introduction to dance was with the Dancin’ Bluebonnets, a national award winning independent drill team company. From there, Maria learned multiple genres of dance at North Harris Performing Arts and began to explore the concept of artistry. After graduating high school, Maria earned her B.F.A. in Dance and a Minor in business at Texas Woman’s University in Denton, Texas. Her earlier professional dance experience includes, but isn’t limited to, the Dallas Black Dance Theatre, DBDT II, and Bruce Wood Dance Project. In 2010, she became an independent artist and has been part of various guest and collaborative works with local, national, and international artists within and outside the realm of dance. Maria has had the opportunity to teach at the prestigious Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Dallas, Carver Magnet High School in Houston, and was an Arts Integration Specialist for Big Thought’s Thriving Minds After School Program. She has taught and choreographed for Park Cities Dance, Kitty Carter Dance Factory, and many more. She currently serves as one of the Directors at Power House of Dance, Dallas/Frisco.