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Maleek Washington is a native New Yorker from the Bronx. He began his studies at Harlem School of The Arts, Broadway Dance Center and LaGuardia High School for Performing Arts. He received a full scholarship to continue his education at The Boston Conservatory, and soon after he began dancing professionally. First he danced for Commonwealth Ballet, followed by CityDance Ensemble (Washington DC), where he worked with Paul Taylor, Kate Weare, and Alex Neoral. He attended Spring...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.