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The Malashock Dance Company

John Malashock

During this program, Emmy-Award winning film maker and choreographer John Malashock will share highlights of his dance career; the major achievements of Malashock Dance Company; the inner workings of his choreographic creative process; and his thoughts on the current state of dance in America. He will share stories about his performing career with Twyla Tharp’s company and will talk about his particular approach to collaborations with theater, television, opera, visual arts, and music organizations.

Malashock will also preview his upcoming show, Minor Fall/Major Lift, which takes place in June at the Lyceum Theater. It is a live-music/dance collaboration with music groups Art of Élan and Now Ensemble (New York), and features new commissioned music by Judd Greenstein (Brooklyn).

Instructor: John Malashock brings 35 years of experience in dance, theater, and film to his current role as Artistic Director of Malashock Dance. He has created more than 75 choreographic works, dance/theater collaborations, theater and opera productions, and Emmy-award winning dance films. Malashock formed Malashock Dance in 1988 after a distinguished performing career with Twyla Tharp’s company in New York.

Coordinator: Steve Clarey

Course Number: OSHR-70021   Credit: 0 units


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Dates Class Type Section ID Fee
04/19/2017 In-class 123311 $0.00  

Day and Time: Wednesday, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Room 129, UCSD Extension Complex, 9600 N. Torrey Pines Rd., La Jolla