DTCB 2020 Master Class Instructor
Creating the artist of today. Washington’s medium-paced Modern class blends structure and creativity, supporting guided improvs to create room in the flesh. Going beyond technical movements, structured floor and center work to prepare the body to live and breathe in the space, and in the moment.
MALEEK WASHINGTON BIO:
With multidisciplinary, experiential performance works that investigate the people, practices, and spaces shaping Washington’s black identity, he is proud to present his art in 2017 at the Boston Dance Festival, Pepatian and BAAD!, Periapsis Dance and Music Noesis, and at the legendary Movement Research at Judson Church in Spring 2018. Washington is also a 2017-18 Dancing While Black top 10 choreographic finalists. Gibney granted Mr. Washington a evening length show in 2019. Alongside his creative work, Washington has entered his forth season with Camille A. Brown & Dancers in collaboration for her work “Ink” that premiered at the Kennedy Center in December 2017, went international to NYU Abu Dhabi and The Joyce NYC in 2019. Maleek was apart of the ensemble for NBC “Jesus christ Superstar” staring John Legend as Jesus. Performed at 2018 Ted Talk Conference in Vancouver British Columbia in Camille A.Brown “New Second Line”. Performed with ASAP Rocky “Testing” Album release installation at Sotheby’s NYC. Recently Maleek has been assisting Camille A. Brown on her theatrical endeavors with the staging of “Porgy and Bess” at the Metropolitan Opera.