Audition Notice: Maria Nilsson Waller

Maria Nilsson Waller is looking for Irish based dancers with strong technique and experience in both classical and contemporary dance. Work will belayed and take place in Dublin during spring and summer 2021, exact dates tbc.

Auditons will be via video. For further information send your cv and short line about yourself to info@marianilssonwaller.com by April 30th latest. 

About Maria Nilsson Waller

Maria Nilsson Waller is a dance artist, choreographer, teacher and designer. She trained at the Royal Swedish Ballet school, ECSD Rosella Hightower, Cannes and Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance. She has been working freelance across Europe since 2004, and since 2009 based in Dublin. In 2018 she founded multidisciplinary production house Flora Fauna Project together with Irish composer and videoartist Stace Gill/The Sei. 

Over the past 10 years her work has been presented at a number of venues in France, Sweden, U.K and Ireland, through a.o Dublin Dance Festival ( Walker 2011, Last Land 2012, Blanca 2015, Merry.Go.Round 2017), Cannes Jeune Ballet (22nd Century, Med en doft av snö, 2009), Estrad Norr (Ingenmansland, 2011, Last Land, 2012, Stream/Walker, 2013, Blanca 2015) Ballina Art Centre (Lumen, 2019), Firkin Crane (Prime, 2016) Dance Limerick (Merry.Go.Round, 2018) and Project Arts Centre (The River, 2020). 

Maria regularly collaborates with artists from other disciplines such as musicians, photographers, theatre and filmmakers and also composes music and design for her own work. She teaches regular professional class at Dance Ireland and the College of Dance, Dublin. Apart from this she has also together with drummer Magnus Vikberg completed over 200 workshops in contemporary dance for primary schools in the north of Sweden between 2012-2015 through Skapande Skola.

She was elected Hoffnungsträgerin 2015 by Tanzmagazin, and was a Dance Ireland Associate Artist 2013/2014. She received the prestigious HATCH residency by Dance Ireland 2017, as well as Riksteaterns Production Residency, 2018 for Flora Fauna Project. She is Dance Artist in Residency at D-Light Studios, Dublin and a board member of Dance Ireland.