|Posted on March 18, 2011 at 11:10 PM|
As you all know, our workshop on MARCH13th had to be move to the 19th due to scheduling conflicts. We apologize for any inconvenience this caused anyone, but it worked out very well cause we are getting so many RSVP's. THANK YOU GUYS SO MUCH FOR HELPING US FIGHT THIS CAUSE. Now we would like to let you know who will be teaching you tomorrow, so here they are in no particular order.
----- TEACHING CONTEMPORARY -----
- U4RIAS OWN/MIAMI HEAT DANCER-
- CHECK OUT MALU'S STYLE -
Malu first stepped onstage at the age of 10 where she accidentally discovered her passion for dance in a school play. When she was 15, Malu traveled with her group to L.A for the annual "International World Hip Hop" competition and placed 6th in the U.S. Soon after, Malu led her high school dance team for two years where she explored her own creativity through choreography. After graduating from high school, Malu took dance classes day and night training in ballet, jazz, hip hop, break dancing, and salsa. Soon, she became an intern and teaching assistant at U4ria dance studio and gradually opened up to as many as 5 of her own classes a week.
At age 18, she took on her first professional audition for Fox's hit show "So You Think You Can Dance" season 4, where she made top 23 in her city to travel to Las Vegas and worked with world renowned choreographers. Malu became an NBA Miami Heat Dancer at the age of 19 performing for thousands of Miami fans throughout the games. She has worked with several music artists including Gloria Trevi, Ivy Queen, the Gwop Boys, Pee Wee, Dylan y Lenny, Ninel Conde and many more around South Florida. Malu has had the opportunity to travel throughout America and overseas in her career of dancing. She has appeared in several Spanish networks such as Univision and Telemundo dancing live on television for awards shows. Malu has recently started to work on the set of Spanish novelas for film as a dance double.
Currently finishing her Bachelor's degree in Theatre and Dance at Florida Atlantic University, Malu has continued to teach her students at U4ria and continue to train in classes herself. Her passion to perform and help other aspiring dancers only keeps growing and growing.
- THEATER GENIUS -
Marcus Davis has been a professional performer for over 15 years. Some of his favorite regional credits include; “Crazy for You”, “West Side Story”, “Footloose: the musical”, “42nd St.”, “CATS”, “The Will Rogers Follies”, “On the Town”, “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream coat”, “Ain’t Misbehain”,”Grease”, “Damn Yankees”, “Sophisticated Ladies”, and “La Cage Aux Folles”(2009 South Florida Carbonell Nomination “Best Supporting Actor in a Musical, Miami-Dade 2009 Best of Award for Best Supporting “actress” in Musical). He also danced in the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts Anniversary Gala featuring Liza Minnelli, Joel Grey, and Brian Stokes Mitchell (“Ragtime”;), choreographed by Baayork Lee (original Broadway cast, “A Chorus Line” Marcus has served as choreographer of many award winning high school shows and show choirs throughout the east coast. He is currently choreographer of University Upper and Lower School of Nova Southeastern University’s music theater productions, and Lovewell Institute for the Creative Arts. He also teaches ballet, hip-hop, and jazz for University Schools Arts Institute. Some of his favorite choreography credits include, “Crazy for you”, “Anything Goes”, “Barry Manilow’s Copacabana”, “The Wedding Singer”, “Footloose: the musical”, and “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying”. For the past few years he has been an adjudicator for the “On Stage America” dance competitions. An alumnus of Shenandoah Conservatory of Music where he studied music theater, he is originally from Charleston, W.V. and now resides in south Florida.
THIS IS GONNA BE SO MUCH FUN!!!! HOPE TO SEE YOU ALL THERE.. remember we are having a party after, from 6 to 9. This party will also help raise money for RELAY FOR LIFE: There will be food, drinks, raffles, giveaways, music, and more...PEEP THE FLYERS (with the date change) BELOW.