Malashock Dance / RAW5 Two Nights Only November 7 & 8, 2014 Lyceum Theater - Horton Plaza

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Malashock Dance Company is proud to announce its fifth annual performance of RAW, features innovative, cutting-edge dances that exhibit brazen athleticism and dramatic emotionalism.

Malashock/RAW 5 is ready to launch its fifth year annual performance.

Founder and Artistic Director, John Malashock, says that “this program allows our dance company to investigate provocative themes in a ‘safe place to do unsafe work.’” What makes this work unique is its power to elicit strong audience response by allowing company artists to make choices with unfettered artistic expression.

Audience members and the community are encouraged to become actively engaged in the artistic experience through invitations to open rehearsals, intimate previews, and facilitated “talk backs” which are scheduled throughout the rehearsal and performance period. “We enthusiastically want our audience to provide feedback because this direct interaction with the artists only deepens their connection to the work,” said Malashock.

Three works will be presented in RAW5: Uneasy Surrender (2012), Departure of the Youngsters (1989), Party of One (World Premiere), all choreographed by John Malashock, a six-time Emmy-award winning choreographer and producer of dance films. More information is available at

About Malashock Dance Company

The company was founded by John Malashock in 1988, based on his extensive career in dance and theater. He had a distinguished career with Twyla Tharp’s company in New York where he performed world-wide; appeared in the award-winning film Amadeus, was featured in numerous television specials, and performed in numerous concerts with Mikhail Baryshnikov. Under John’s leadership, Malashock Dance has become one of the nation’s premier dance companies with works presented throughout the US, Central America, Japan and Europe. Collaborative credits include La Jolla Playhouse, Old Globe Theatre, Art of Elan, San Diego Symphony, La Jolla Music Society, and San Diego Opera. The Malashock Dance School expands the company’s reach and connection to the community through a full spectrum of dance classes, workshops, and unique in-school outreach programs for dance education.

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