Maurice Fraga is originally from San Francisco, California, and has earned B.A., M.A, and M.F.A. degrees in dance from the University of California, Santa Cruz, The College at Brockport, and the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, respectively. He has danced for Ben Munisteri Dance, David Parker and the Bang Group, the Kevin Wynn Collection, Michael Foley Dance, Creach/Company, the Tiffany Mills Company, the Mark Morris Dance Group, O Vertigo (Montreal), and Fluxusdance (Dublin). In 2012 and 2013, Maurice was commissioned by the National Dance Company of El Salvador to create the evening-length work, Sí…así, and Rehuir. Fraga’s work has been presented at the Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Centre, the Merce Cunningham Studio (NYC), Movement Research at Judson Church (NYC), Dumbo Dance Festival (NYC), Cool NY Dance Festival (NYC), Next Stage Project (NYC), ReverbDance Festival (NYC), The Hatch (NYC), L.I.T. at Bill Young’s Studio (NYC), National Theater of San Salvador, Ocho y Medio (Quito), Centro de Arte Contemporaneo (Quito), Studio 303 (Montreal), Guasch Theatre (Barcelona), L’EDQ (Quebec), Tsoying Senior High School in Kaohsiung (Taiwan), the Performance Garage (Philadelphia), New World School of the Arts (Miami), University of Maryland, College Park, San Francisco Institute of Choreography, The Yard at Martha’s Vineyard, Ballina Arts Centre (Ireland), Castlebar Arts Centre (Ireland), and at ACDA Festivals at University of Utah, Muhlenberg College, and Towson University, among others. He has taught in the U.S., Canada, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, France, Greece, Ireland, Macedonia, Taiwan, Spain and the United Kingdom. His choreography has received various awards and his musical score for the documentary "Exploring Hinterland," was nominated for Best Sound Music Score at the 2013 International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema in London, UK. He is the Chair of the Dance program at Shenandoah University, is the artistic director of his own dance company, Ekilibre.