Polaris Dance Company Member | Ballet, Contemporary + Yoga Instructor
Maya Felten began dancing as a young child in her hometown of Northampton, MA. She received training in classical ballet at North East American School of Dance, Pioneer Valley Ballet, and East St. Ballet. Maya continued to study classical and contemporary dance at Goucher College in Baltimore, MD. While at Goucher, Maya had the opportunity to perform works by Jessica Lang, Septime Webre, Zippora Karz, Brian Reeder, Dermot Burke, Armando Luna, Alan Hineline, Paul Taylor, Doris Humphrey, Marius Petipa, and Michel Fokine. After graduating in 2011, she joined BalletFleming, a Philadelphia-based contemporary ballet company. She moved to Seattle in 2013 and worked with a variety of artists including Stone Dance Collective in ChopShop Bodies of Work, 127th St. Dance Company, Velocity Dance Center, Ballet Bellevue, and Karin Stevens Dance. Maya moved to Portland in 2015 and is thrilled to be dancing with Polaris!