Interprète, Chorégraphe, Enseignant
Maria (Mantia) Papathanasiou is a contemporary dancer born in Athens, Greece and living in Montreal, Qc since September 2015. She graduated from a three-year training program in Technical Limon at the Niki's Kontaxaki Professional Dance School and was a synchronized swimming champion, who began his career in a career with a career in sports. National Championships of Greece, Germany and Turkey, she has choreographed for International meets, (2007-Present), World Championships (2009-2013) and the preleminaries of the London Olympic Games 2012.
She founded Ametakinit (R) or Dance Team in 2011, for which she is artistic director, choreographer and dancer and has toured within Greece, Berlin, Brussels, Montreal and Ireland.
At the same time, she created her own artistic training system, Contemporary Synchro Art (CsA) , which combines pronciples of synchronized swimming with contemporary dance.