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 recognised for his innovative approach to creative movement in numerous mediums including Music, Fashion, Theatre, Award Shows, Live Events, Television and Film.
As an HHI Elite judge, Del has met the specific criteria established by Hip Hop International to ensure that the standard of HHI’s Official Rules and Regulations adhered to year-round.
A Judge’s journey to obtain ELITE JUDGE STATUS requires several years of judging experience, participating in the “official” HHI Rules and Regulations Course, judging official HHI events nationally and internationally and successfully completing the HHI Elite Judge Training Program.
Del’s 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 can be seen on screen as a World Expert Judge on US major network CBS TV talent show ‘The World’s Best’.
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 Kids’ 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.