Hailing from London UK, Del Mak is an Award Winning Choreographer, Creative Director and Judge establishing himself as a significant force in direction and choreography. Highly respected for his vast knowledge of dance and movement, he is recognized for his innovative approach to creative movement in numerous mediums including Music, Fashion, Theatre, Award Shows, Live Events, Television and Film.
His expertise spans many movement genres including Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Contemporary, Parkour, Martial Arts, Latin American and Street Dance (Breaking, Locking, Popping, Waacking, Vogue, House and Commercial). Del has worked with established artists/actors/directors including Oscar nominated and Grammy Award winning talent.
Del’s choreography has been internationally endorsed by the likes of Madonna with his debut short film ‘Shift’ awarded by the pop superstar as a winning submission for her #ArtForFreedom Campaign, as well as winning at the New York Independent Film Festival, the InShadow Festival, the Reel 13 Short Film Contest, and achieving Official Selections at over 15 International Film Festivals. Del received a 2014 World Dance Award nomination, at the Hollywood award ceremony which honours the world’s top choreographers.
Del has choreographed for artists such as The Chemical Brothers, Franz Ferdinand + Sparks, M.I.A, Timbaland, Snarky Puppy’s Bill Laurance, McFly, Elbow and Melody Gardot, and created performances for live broadcasted major award ceremonies/shows including the Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Awards, African Music Awards, UK Asian Music Awards, Hello Kitty Live World Tour and the Channel 4 Comedy Gala at the O2 Arena. He has been a Creative and 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 Nike, L’Oreal, Pizza Hut, BMW Mini, MTV, Footlocker, Barclays, Cadbury 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 and Pet Shop Boys, at the London 2012 Olympic Games, award shows including the MTV Europe Awards, Brit Awards and appeared on TV for TOTP and The X Factor, and on DVD in The Strictly Come Dancing and Step Up Dance Workout.
As an instructor, Del loves sharing his knowledge having travelled the world facilitating workshops and masterclasses at prestigious studios, companies, schools and gyms, including Edge Performing Arts Center (Los Angeles), Peridance (New York), Pineapple Studios (London), Culture Shock (San Diego, New York, Canada and UK), and in countries such as Canada, Mexico, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Romania, Thailand, Peru and Malaysia.