In April 2013, Mariah was named a "Rising Talent" by the Boston Globe Magazine! Check out her featured profile by Globe dance critic Karen Campbell here.
Montreal Rampage interviewed Mariah in June 2014 about Quicksilver's tour to the Montreal FRINGE Festival (available on their website).
The acclaimed Connect 2 Choreography Blog interviewed Mariah in November 2010 about her work and background. Please click here to read the three-part article.
dance for dancers: great variety of mood and movement and performers who bubble with enthusiasm for the work....
I dare you to find a company that dances with more heart.
-Bloody Underrated, June 18, 2014
A quiet and refreshing spectacle that transports us.
-Margot Cascarre, DFDANSE, June 17, 2014
Unpretentious, satisfying dance.
-Sarah Deshaies, The Charlesbois Post - Canada, June 18, 2014
Mariah Steele began a sumptuous duet full of subtle tensions and playful vocabulary.... I made a mental note to track down more of Mariah's work.
-Karen Krolak, Connect 2 Choreography Blog, November 1, 2010
The Farewell by Mariah Steele is also a
piece of beauty, with comely dancers Steele and Dusan Perovic engaged in the timeless drama of separating. Countless works cover this theme, but Steele manages to make her piece
vital, without cliché.
-Quinn Batson, OffOffOff.com, February 6, 2008
Rising...above the rest on the basis of [its] originality and... superior execution....Mariah Steele's 'Galatea's Awakening' focused on an off-kilter romance performed with a casual precision by Hans Rinderknecht and Steele.
-Steve Feeney, Portland Press Herald, August 18, 2008
Mariah Steele performs...with strong grounded authority....Steele gives
convincing dramatic intentionto assertive movement bursts that alternate with contemplative pauses.
-Gus Solomons Jr., Solomon Says Blog, June 19, 2011
I was transported by Mariah Steele, who choreographed and danced a duet —with her laptop computer. The piece was beautifully constructed to be whimsical, as a duet between a woman and a computer should be, but it was also surprisingly romantic.
-Shirley Tilghman, President of Princeton University,
Princeton Alumni Weekly, April 19, 2006
The lovers seemed much less confused in The Farewell, a
sweet-naturedfolk duet choreographed by Mariah Steele and performed by Ms. Steele and Dusan Perovic.
-Jennifer Dunning, The New York Times, January 28, 2008