Faculty Profile Jamal Callender

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    Jamal Callender

    Contemporary



    Bio



    Founder of Barbados Dance Project BDP and Princess Grace Award winner, Jamal was born in the U.S. and raised in Barbados at a young age, Jamal began dancing at Ballet Tech and Brooklyn College Preparatory Center for the Performing Arts in New York City. He attended the Professional Performing Arts School/The Ailey School under the late Denise Jefferson, Restoration Dance Theatre and the Harlem School of the Arts. Jamal also attended Perry-Mansfield and Springboard Danse Montreal. A graduate from The Juilliard School in 09' under Lawrence Rhodes, he has worked with The Atlanta Ballet, Peridance Ensemble, Buglisi Dance Theater, Loni Landon Project, Formal Structure Inc., Hubbard Street II, Ballet Hispanico, and Kevin O'Day Ballett at National Theater Mannheim. Theater credits include CHICAGO (Fred Casely)-RMT. He has guest taught workshops all over the U.S. and internationally including summer intensives for Ballet Hispanico, New Orleans Ballet Association (N.O.B.A), the National Cultural Foundation (Barbados), and Institute of the Arts Barcelona (Spain), and MOVE(NYC). His choreographic works have been showcased in the USA, Germany, Spain, and Barbados. An advocate of the arts, he served as a member of Dance/NYC junior committee. Jamal currently is a soloist at the National Theater Mannheim NTM TANZ under Stephan Thoss.
    www.barbadosdanceproject.com
    Instagram @jamalcallender

    Class Description



    A laboratory for self-exploration and identity, Jamal’s class focuses on absorbing your personality within the technical form of training. The class invites you to dive deep into your inner being in order to execute the movement, ideas, and patterns. Beginning on the floor, exploring the tactile feel of the surfaces. Continually climbing and elevating making a pit stop to stabilize and activate the core muscles followed by releasing and stretching and later while learning complex dance phrases that will help you understand dynamic choices by using music as a driving force and enabling breathing to help facilitate any action. I’m thrilled to be back home in NYC! Let have fun!

    photo and video credit Malte Papenfuss

                    Week of: Sep 16, 2019 - Sep 22, 2019