Sasha Mallory (Guest Instructor Contemporary)
Just completed her second world tour with Madonna, the Madonna Rebel Heart Tour, and she is already preparing for her next job. As the second place finalist of the 8th season of So You Think You Can Dance and accomplished dancer and choreography in the industry, she has been asked back this year as a mentor for the upcoming season, SYTYCD Next Generation.
Mallory’s training began in her hometown of Bakersfield, California at the age of five and since then she has trained at the top Academy’s and distinguished schools of dance around the world. Including, but not limited to, the Royal Academy of Dance (R.A.D.), the Civic Dance Center, the Ailey School Summer Intensive and Certificate Program, Boston Summer Intensive and the Houston Ballet Summer Intensive to name a few.
Her first major dance breakthrough was with Adam Lambert on his Glamnation Tour 2010. From there she went onto SYTYCD and was the runner up on the critically acclaimed shows’ 8th season. Mallory has worked with a number of artists and companies in music videos, commercials, stage and live performances including Rihanna, Wayne Brady, Uh Huh Her and Budweiser. Mallory has choreographed a number of pieces and productions in a variety of styles. She teaches and judges on a number of dance conventions and competitions around the United States as her work schedule will allow.