Creative Director | Choreographerhttp://www.delmak.com
Del is a London based award winning International Creative Director, Choreographer & Judge who has become established as a significant creative force in direction & choreography. Highly respected for his vast knowledge of dance and movement, he is acknowledged for his innovative approach to creative movement in numerous mediums including Music, Fashion, Art, Theatre, Award Shows, Live Events, Television & Film.
His expertise spans many movement genres including Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Contemporary, Parkour, Martial Arts, Latin American & Street Dance (Breaking, Locking, Popping, Waacking, Vogue, House and Commercial) as well as working with established artists with or without dance experience. With such an array of expertise, Del is great communicator having worked with casts and production teams both large and small.
Del has choreographed for artists such as The Chemical Brothers, Ian Brown, M.I.A, Wiley, McFly, Elbow, Amar and Jim Beanz, and created performances for live broadcasted major award ceremonies including the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards, African Music Awards and UK Asian Music Awards. He has been a Creative & Performance Choreographer on UK's biggest live TV Dance show Sky TV's Got To Dance as well as having choreographed key commercial campaigns for MTV, Footlocker, Barclays and Adidas.
Del draws experience from his illustrious performance career which has included working with renowned artists such as Beyonce, Gwen Stefani, Lady GaGa, Leona Lewis, Jessie J, One Direction, Alexandra Burke & Pet Shop Boys, at the London 2012 Olympic Games, award shows including the MTV Europe Awards, Brit Awards and appeared on TV for TOTP & The X Factor, and on DVD in The Strictly Come Dancing & Step Up Dance Workout.
As an instructor, Del has vast experience having provided classes/workshops for many companies, shows, studios, schools & gyms, nationally & internationally, including Culture Shock (San Diego, New York, Canada & UK), Edge Performing Arts Center (Los Angeles), Peridance (New York), Pineapple Studios (London), & in countries such as Canada, Mexico, Denmark, Romania, Thailand, China & Malaysia.
Del is an Elite Judge for Hip Hop International having judged at the World Hip-Hop Dance Championships in Las Vegas & regional qualifiers in UK, Germany, Switzerland, Greece, Romania, Hungary & Ireland, and at numerous other competitions such as UK Street Dance Championships, Jump Off, Throwdown & Talent UK.