06/13/2019. New York. Maria will participate at the stage reading of the play Rilkowk by Antonio Cesar Moron and directed by Mario Colon on June 13th at IATI Theater @8pm. The reading is part of Cimientos2019 spotlights a curation of national and cross-continental contemporary writers. This June 2019, IATI Theater will present a curation of 10 play readings that fuel the genesis of theater: the playwright.
More details and RSVP: http://www.iatitheater.org/shows/detail/rilkowk/
05/10/2019. New York. El espacio entre medias by Fernando Travesi opens this Friday, May 10 @7pm and on Saturday, May 11 @2pm at the Julia De Burgos Performance Arts Center of New York as part of the FUERZAfest Festival organized by Hispanic Federation. Directed by Marcia Beatriz Bello and cast by Fer Gazzaniga and Maria Fontanals.
More details and tickets purchase: FUERZAfest One-Act Play Competition / Program B
04/25/2019. New York. Maria is invited to participate in the League of Professional Theater Women which will take place at The Grand Central Library on April 25th @6pm with the stage reading of the play Pro Bono by Natalie Bates.
03/06/2019. New York. Maria has been interviewed by the magazine Voyage Houston in its section Most Inspiring Stories. Find the full interview here.
02/13/2019. New York. Maria is invited to participate in the League of Professional Theater Women which will take place at The Grand Central Library on April 25th with the stage reading of the play Pro Bono by Natalie Bates.
01/09/2019. New York. Maria is cast in the piece Casablanca on the Hudson by Pamela Enz. Jan. 25th 7:30pm @Dixon Place. Musical magic Elliot Randall. Media design Julie Petrusak text Pamela Enz. Starring Meg MacCary, George Olesky, Caleb Donahoe, Maria Fontanals & Julie Atlas Muz. Directed by Liza Couser. Watch the trailer here.
05/03/2019. New York. A staged reading of Upstairs Neighbors by playwright and filmmaker Cesc Gay, directed by Erwin Maas (Origin Theater Company). Cast includes: Aurea Tomeski, Atandwa Kani, Maria Fontanals, John Adams & Caitlin Cisco. In partnership with Instituto Cervantes and Institut Ramon Llull.
Instituto Cervantes of New York on May 3rd @7pm.
02/18/2019. New York. Maria has been interviewed by Impacto Latino Newspaper, the oldest Spanish weekly publication in New York and one of the oldest in the United States. Find the full interview here.
02/13/2019. New York. Maria has been awarded with the Latin ACE Award 2019 for Best Drama Actress by the Association of Latin Entertainment Critics in New York for her work in El Divan.
02/04/2019. New York. Maria is invited to participate in the Uta Hagen’s Centennial Year Committee. To mark this important milestone, the Committee will produce Actress + Activist: Uta Hagen at 100, an ambitious series of programs, classes, and events focusing on Uta and her work. Centennial activities will take place at HB’s home on Bank Street, as well as throughout New York city culminating in a Gala Tribute in June 2019. More information
02/18/2019. New York. Maria is teaching Uta Hagen technique at HB Studio both in English and Spanish. If you are interested in taking classes with her click here.