Maria Konrad graduated from the Alexander W. Dreyfoos High School of Performing Arts, and then earned a bachelor of fine arts degree in performing arts from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Her performance experience includes the Barrymore Awards, the Philadelphia Fringe Festival, the Merriam Theater, and Project Dance. In the Philadelphia area, her choreography was featured in West Side Story, Hello Dolly, Annie Get Your Gun, Project Dance, The Philadelphia Fringe Festival, and at Trump Plaza in Atlantic City. As a faculty member at Koresh Dance Company, Ms. Konrad helped create an early-dance-education curriculum.
After returning to Florida, Ms. Konrad founded REACH—A Dance Theater Collective, South Florida’s first modern-jazz workshop. In addition to teaching at HARID, she is on the faculties of Florida School for Dance Education and A.W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts.