Maria Hassabi

Maria Hassabi

Maria Hassabi is a New York-based director, choreographer and performance artist. She is a 2011 Guggenheim Fellow and recipient of the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, 2009 Grants to Artists Award.

In 2012, Maria received The President’s Award for Performing Arts from the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.  Her evening length performances include SHOW (2011), Robert and Maria (2010), SoloShow (2009), Solo (2009), GLORIA (2007), Still Smoking (2006), Dead is Dead (2004) and LIGHTS (2001). She has also created several short-form pieces, art installations including CHANDELLIERS (2012), and has begun experimenting with a new medium creating her first short film The Ladies (2012). Her works have been presented internationally at festivals, theaters, museums, art-galleries, public-spaces and on film, while throughout her career she has had numerous ongoing collaborations with artists from various disciplines.

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