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Maleek Washington, a native New Yorker from the Bronx, is a performer, choreographer, and teaching artist.
He began his dance training at Harlem School of the Arts, Broadway Dance Center, and LaGuardia High School for the Performing Arts. Maleek attended The Boston Conservatory on a full scholarship before beginning his professional career with CityDance Ensemble (Washington DC). While there, he worked with Paul Taylor, Kate Weare, and Alex Noeral, and as a SpringBoa...read more
Maleek's class focuses on reeducating the body to enhance our human aspects, and creating an atmosphere to be versatile in any given situation. Maleek's movement and combinations range from Contact Improvisation to Contemporary Fusion with a Hip-Hop flare. Students will learn how to tell a vivid story with their body. The class includes a range of structured formatted movement, improvisation, floor work and dynamics centered around making strong movement choices. Maleek leads the class into an investigation of each individual's qualities by integrating acting skills to help dive deeper into a sense of self, and to create well-rounded performers and artists
This class is a free space to investigate moving, no matter what your dance background. Flow Space uses improv formats, acting techniques, and partnering exercises to explore possibilities of movement. With these tools, we will use our individual style and personal nuances to dive deeper into the movement vocabulary, and to generate authentic and fresh movement patterns.