Maureen Gonzales (dancer, choreographer & educator) received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Dance Performance and Choreography from Columbia College Chicago. Given her eclectic training, Maureen’s movement classes focus heavily on mind body awareness, strength and alignment, and music and rhythm.
Maureen’s choreography demonstrates her diverse dance training and investigates relationship dynamics and their effect on movement. Her work has been seen at several venues in Chicago including in the 2013 D49 Choreographer’s Dance Festival.
Recently, she choreographed music videos Translucent, Send Medicine, and Crazy, MariGo. Among other collaborative projects the young choreographer also debuted her piece cornerstone at a local festival in Venice, CA. As a performer, Maureen appeared on NBC’s Playboy Club as a featured dancer under the direction of choreographer Fatima Robinson, danced with urban contemporary group Boom Crack! Dance Company, DiPr Dance Company, and works as a freelance dancer.