Evamaria Mayer

Evamaria started her dance training at the University of Vienna while studying musicology and theatre science. At the same time she started to perform as a dancer in musical and The Merry Widow, The White Horse Inn and Carmen as Tango Ballet version. After finishing her studies, she joined the Budapest Dance Theatre (Hungary) to enrich her experiences in the field of contemporary dance theatre where her work got strong influences by director Béla Földi and Raza Hammadi’s ballet jazz art based on Matt Mattox’s jazz dance.

Since 2018 she works as a choreographer with a big passion for musical, operetta and dance theatre productions in Austria, Germany and Hungary creating choreographies for JEKYLL AND HYDE, CABARET, MAN OF LA MANCHA, and SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER. For the Austrian Cultural Forum Budapest she wrote, directed and choreographed the dance theatre production THE LITTLE PRINCE.

She recently successfully choreographed FIDDLER ON THE ROOF for Oper Graz (Austria), THE MERRY WIDOW in a Revue Version at Oper Dortmund (Germany),COUNTESS MARIZA at Staatstheater Wiesbaden (Germany) and works regularly for Lehár Festival Bad Ischl (Austria).

Her latest choreographies for Rodger and Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA can be seen at Oper Wuppertal (Germany) and DIE FLEDERMAUS at Musiktheater Linz which was also shown on Austrian Television.

In 2019 two of her productions, CLO-CLO at Lehár Festival Bad Ischl (Austria), as well as GRÄFIN MARIZA at Staatstheater Wiesbaden (Germany), were awarded by BR-Klassik for innovative operetta. Her production of DER GRAF VON LUXEMBURG at Musiktheater Linz won the Austrian Music Theatre Award for the best operetta production 2023