Tuesday February 26, 2019

By: Sonia Bermejo   About our subject: Del Mak from London, UK is an award winning Choreographer, Creative Director and International Judge. He specialises in creating movement for film, music, live stage shows and tours having choreographed for Oscar nominated and Grammy Award winning talents. His choreography credits include; The Chemical Brothers, Franz Ferdinand + Sparks, M.I.A, Timbaland, Snarky Puppy’s Bill Laurance, the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, Britain’s Got Talent, Nike, L’Oreal, Pizza Hut, MTV, Foot Locker and Adidas.) Del Mak will be appearing as a World Judge on a new global TV talent competition show called “The World’s Best” hosted by James Corden and featuring American judges Drew Barrymore, RuPaul Charles, and Faith Hill. It will premiere on CBS after the Superbowl on the 3rd of February. MUIM: Can you tell me a little something about your childhood? Family background? Education? DM: I was born and bred in London, UK, my parents are both Chinese from Hong Kong and Malaysia so I got to see a fair bit of the East growing up. My parents did an amazing job working hard to put me through good education, they used to run a Chinese take out in London and I was that kid you’d see behind the counter watching TV and interacting with customers. I ended up going to one of the top universities in the UK and graduated with a Masters degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering MUIM: How would you describe yourself? Who and how did you get into dancing? DM: As an East Asian growing up in a multicultural city like London, I have been fortunate to be exposed to many cultures and people from all walks of life. I have a very open mind to life and love, interacting and sharing...... Read more on Full Issue!

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