Monday, JUNE 15 TO FRIDAY, JUNE 19, 2020; 9:00am – 4:00pm
UNCG School of Dance – Coleman Building


Program Options


  • 9:00-9:30am Personal Warmup
  • 9:30am-12:30pm Contemporary Technique
  • 12:30-12:50pm Lunch on your own
  • 1:00-4:00pm Dance Repertory

This intensive is open to rising high school juniors and seniors as well as college-aged and professional dancers.

Students may register for the Technique portion (morning session) as a standalone credit; Dance Repertory credit requires enrollment in both sessions (full day). Students may NOT enroll in only Dance Repertory.

REQUIREMENT: Intermediate to advanced level of dance training in contemporary and/or ballet technique. Applicants will be required to furnish links to a video sample of 3-5 minutes in length to demonstrate technique abilities.

The Intensive offers students the opportunity to explore new and current techniques in the field of Contemporary Dance training and repertory, with choreographer Shani Collins (please see bio below).

To Apply

Currently Enrolled Students:

Register for Contemporary and Repertory according to your placement through UNCGenie. If you require housing, please email

Students Not Currently Enrolled:

Applications for Summer 2022 will be available soon.


A native New Yorker from the Bronx, Maleek Washington is a performer, choreographer, and teaching artist. Washington’s performance and commerical choreographic talent has been recognized nationally at prestigious venues such as the White House, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Jacob’s Pillow, and internationally in Australia, Jordan, Mexico, and Sweden. In addition to his performance career, Washington is a sough after national and international teaching artist at the Joffery Ballet School, LaGuardia High School for the Performing Arts, Broadway Dance Center, and Brent Street in Australia. 

With multidisciplinary, experiential performance works that investigate the people, practices, and spaces shaping Washington’s black identity, he is proud to present his art in 2017 at the Boston Dance Festival, Pepatian and BAAD!, Periapsis Dance and Music “Noesis”, and at the legendary Movement Research at Judson Church in spring 2018. Washington is also a 2017-18 Dancing While Black Top 10 Choreographic Finalist. Alongside his creative work, Washington has entered his second season with Camille A. Brown & Dancers in collaboration for her work “Ink” that premiered at the Kennedy Center in December 2017. Recently Maleek was a part of the ensemble for NBC’s “Jesus Christ Superstar” staring John Legend, Sarah Bareilles, Brandon Victor Dixon, and choreographed by Camille A. Brown.