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Paul Malek

Paul Malek is the Artistic Director and founder of Transit Dance.

Paul's choreographic credits include, So You Think You Can Dance Australia SE03 & 04, Dancing with the Stars, Yours Truly, Hair The Musical, and a plethora of highly acclaimed theatrical dance productions. As Artistic Director of Transit Dance Company he has been met with outstanding reviews for his last two dance works, BOYZ (Midsumma Festival 2016) & Yours Truly Tour (2017). 

A prolific entrepreneur, Paul has been the mastermind behind dance businesses such as Underground, Immersed, Dance Chat, Project Y, Boom Media, Collaboration The Project and Project Base. 

In 2014 he was awarded 5 Victorian Dance Awards including Services to Dance, Producer and Production (Yours Truly). 

Actively engaged in the Australian dance community, Malek was the artistic director of the Victorian Dance Festival until 2018, and is currently the president of Australian Teachers of Dancing International.

He is also a much loved MC, hosting not only VDF but the Come Together Dance Convention, Underground, Dance Chat Live, and Immersed Dance Industry Night. 

An inspirational speaker and motivator, Paul has spoken at many dance festivals and conventions, and also hosts empowering workshops at various companies, dance schools, high schools and primary schools across Australia.