Maria da Luz is a dancer, choreographer, movement director and educator.
She is interested in Intercultural Performance and Education as a way of developing cultural awareness, through multidisciplinary arts using techniques from around the world.
Maria da Luz creates work that is emotionally poetic, physically challenging and rhythmically complex. She draws from contemporary, ballet, Africanist dance practices, jazz and hip-hop.
She explores themes of social concern, identity and abstract movement, the relationship between sound and movement and abstract compositions.