Mariah Anton is a New York based artist who graduated in 2019 from UNC School of the Arts with a BFA in dance. Prior to her attendance there, she trained in formal disciplines under Jo-Ann Hertzman. Mariah has been privileged to perform works by Martha Graham, Charles Czarny, Ming-Lung Yang, Alexei Kremnev, Larry Keigwin, José Limón, Tim Miller, Natalie Desch, Dawn Bazemore and Juel Lane. Most notably, Mariah was a dancer in the Merce Cunningham Trust’s “Night of 100 Solos: A Centennial Event” at BAM Opera House and has since continued work with them among others, including Liz Gerring, Alison-Cook Beatty Dance and, of course, Daniel Gwirtzman while also freelancing. During her summers Mariah attended workshops with Anouk van Dijk, Stephen Petronio, Peridance Contemporary Dance Company, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Jessica Lang Dance, Limón Dance Company and Rioult Dance NY.
Additionally, Mariah has been teaching since a young age, beginning with dance classes and choreography and going on to become an academic tutor for Anatomy and Physiology and Biology of Movement during college. She has also been able to teach dance classes in public schools and assisted in teaching adult dance and fitness classes for many years prior to and during college.