COVID-19 is making filmmakers out of choreographers. The 2021 Opportunity Fund through ODC Theater is underwriting the costs of producing a five minute dance film for three participating artists.
Dancer Nicole Maria has been selected as a 2021 ODC Theater Opportunity Fund Artist and will be releasing a new dance film in the ODC Theater Summer Festival on Thursday, June 3, 2021.
A new work by Nicole Maria Hoffschneider
A dancer’s imagination comes to life when the music she hears transports her from an empty theater to an ethereal world of movement and music.
"Home" - A homage to the Bay Area, where she was born and raised.
Music: "Home" by Briana Di Mara
Dance by Nicole Maria
Cinematography by Nicole Maria
Drone Footage by Santhosh Jose
Check out Nicole Maria's most-watched video on YouTube, with 70,000 views!
An improvisation to the popular song "Habito Nar" by Hakim.
During the shelter in place, Nicole Maria is working on a set of collaboration videos with various musicians from around the world. The project promotes these artists, educates about different genres of music, instruments and also provides visual and auditory joy to the viewer.
Please check out the quarantine collaboration video project here.
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