Maleek's choreographic portfolio highlights include, assistant choreographer for Camille A. Brown's Grammy-winning "Porgy and Bess" and “Fire Shut Up In My Bones" at the Metropolitan Opera, making history as the first Opera composed by an African American man named Terrance Blanchard; and associate choreographer to Camille A. Brown's "For Colored Girls." Other notable choreographic credits include, Camille A. Brown's Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater piece entitled "City of Rain," Rashaad Newsome's "Assembly" at Park Avenue Armory, rapper Nas' "Master Class" music video, Spike Lee's Mont Blanc Commerical, and MOVE|NYC|'s Scottish Youth Exchange collaborative work that premiered at the U.Dance Festival in England.
Proudly, in 2021, Maleek was named a New York Live Arts Fresh Track grantee and was also nominated for a Bessie as an “Outstanding Breakout Choreographer."
Maleek's classes delve into the dancer of today, re-educating the body to enhance our human aspects and creating an atmosphere to be versatile in any given style. Maleek's movement and combinations range from improvisation to contemporary fusing aspects from modern dance with a hip hop flare and learning how to tell a vivid story with your body. The classes includes a range of structured formatted movement, improvisation, floor work and dynamics centred around making strong movement choices. Maleek leads classes into an investigation of our individual qualities by integrating acting skills to help dive deeper into a sense of self and to create well-rounded performers and artists.