Maria Yaffe (Jazz, Modern, Contemporary, Choreographer)
Maria Yaffe received her early training through the Susan Ina Dance Studio. In 1990 Ms. Yaffe was accepted into the Baltimore School for the Arts where she studied under Norma Pera, Sylvester Campbell, Stephanie Powell and Debra Robinson. Upon graduation, she was head choreographer for DEX at CCBC and founded Independent Dance Company, an experimental contemporary/modern company. She began teaching privately for various studios and theaters in and around Baltimore. Over the years, her students have been accepted to numerous artschools as well as notable colleges and universities all over the country. Ms. Yaffe is also a guest choreographer in her second season with Venus Theatre Company in Laurel.