In addition to performing herself on stage Maja found a passion and purpose in sharing her knowledge and experience with others, either as a teacher, an outside eye or as a choreographer.
After years of performing on stage Maja got more and more interested in creating herself.
Since 2010 she choreographed several solo, duo and trio pieces, such as:
- Poem, 2010 Vienna
- Wandlung – Revisiting Susanne Linke, 2010 Vienna
- Hold, 2012 Linz
- Passion Play, 2012 Mettmach
- Sunset – Sunrise, 2015 Vienna
- Cross the Line, 2017 Germany/Netherlands
Maja was choreographic assistant of Gisela E. Heredia (tanz.coop collective) in 2014 and 2015.
In 2016 Maja has made her debut as a director of a full-length contemporary circus performance Identity Taken. A piece about loosing and finding identity, about wearing and changing masks. A piece about dreams.
Working with Competitive Ballroom Dancers
Since Maja started Latin dancing herself it always has been her interest to explore how these different dance forms can affect each other.
2012 she initiated the pedagogical research project Latin Meets Contemporary where she investigated how competitive ballroom dancers could benefit from different aspects of contemporary dance training.
Since then she is giving courses and classes for different institutions from Dancesport, such as:
- Dance Sport School, Vienna
- TSK Juventus, Vienna
- TSK Schwarz-Weiß, Vienna
Working with Kids
Maja’s aim in working children is to pass information in a fun and playful way, to teach a solid technical foundation and also leave enough space for the kids to discover their own creative resources.
Maja is and was teaching for different institutions, such as:
- Studio an der Wien, Vienna
- Ballettratten, Vienna
- Kinderspektakel (Intensive workshops to explore circus arts and dance)
- various elementary schools
Off stage projects