February 20, 2013

World Class Contortionist and Aerialist Maria Margiyeva to Perform at Moisture Festival



Moisture Festival is honored and excited to be able to bring Maria Margiyeva to the Moisture Festival.

Maria began her career in Ukraine as as athlete performing rhythmic gymnastics, eventually becoming a member of the prestigious gymnastics team Club Dynamo of Kiev, coached by the legendary Vera Kremer.  She was a member of both the Soviet Union and Ukrainian National Junior gymnastic teams.  In 1996, at 16 years old, Maria joined the Club Rhythmic in Barcelona, Spain, and helped the organization with third place in the Spanish Championship competition for rhythmic gymnastics.  In 1997 Maria was recognized as a Master of sports by the Ukraine government.

Maria's training and extraordinary talent as a gymnast led her to a remarkable career as a performer, acrobat, aerialist, contortionist and dancer in the circus and variety arts.  Maria has performed with the National Academy of Dance, and Theatre Circus Bingo in Ukraine as well as around the world including venues in Spain, Portugal, Greece, Norway, Germany, Brazil, Hong Kong, and the United States.

Maria will perform in a number of Moisture Festival variety shows at Hale's Palladium as well as burlesque shows at Broadway Performance Hall.  Dates to be posted on our website very soon!

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