Faculty Profile Maleek Washington

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    Maleek Washington

    Maleek Washington

    Contemporary

    Biography:

    MALEEK WASHINGTON (Entertainer) is from the Bronx. A graduate of the Boston Conservatory, where he studied on full scholarship, he began his dance training at Harlem School of The Arts, Broadway Dance Centerand LaGuardia High School for the Performing Arts. He has danced with CityDance Ensemble (Washington DC), Montreal’s SpringBoard Danse (working with Jose Navas & RUBBERBAND), and Kyle Abraham’s A.I.M for four seasons, before becoming the first African-American male to perform in Sleep No More. He has also performed for Sia, Phish, and Rihanna (for an immersive experience for her AntidiaRy Campaign). Maleek was part of NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live and performed with Camille A. Brown and Dancers in the 2018 Ted Talk Conference in Vancouver. Maleek is thrilled to be a member of CABD for 4 seasons having the opportunity to work on shows like Porgy and Bess of the Metropolitian Opera as an assistant choreographer, Spike Lees Mont Blanc Commercial as assistant choreographer, and Camilles Alvin Ailey piece entitled “City of Rain”.

    Recently Maleek was a guest teacher at Bard University for 2020 through Gibney Dance. Finished his 3rd year choreographing at Sydney’s premiere Full time training program Brent Street and was Movement Director for Fenders “Inside the Box” with guitarist Nile Rodgers.

    Class Description:



    Maleek's class is a free space to investigate movement, no matter your dance background. To find a flow that uses improve formats, awareness of physicality , and exercises to explore possibilities of movement and textures. With these tools, we will use our individual style and personal nuances to dive deeper into the dynamics, movement vocabulary and generate authentic and fresh movement patterns.

    For more information visit maleekwashington.com

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