Eliza Malecki is a Boston-based dancer, choreographer, administrator, and producer from central Massachusetts. She graduated magna cum laude from Goucher College with a BA in Dance and spent a semester in Arezzo, Italy at the Accademia dell’Arte. Eliza was a Young Artist in Residence at Bearnstow in Mt. Vernon, ME, where she studied with renowned international dance faculty for ten weeks.
Eliza is a founding member of The Picnic Sisters, a quirky dancing duo comprised of herself and collaborator Molly Hess. In 2019 she co-produced her first show, Laugh Track, which featured both dancers and stand up comedians in two nights of laughter and community. During quarantine Eliza partnered with Midday Movement Series to produce a day long outdoor class series called Social Disdancing. In 2021 Eliza will be collaborating with artist Alaina Montuori on an upcoming dance film funded in part by New England Foundation for the Arts.
Eliza is a passionate arts administrator and served as Studio Manager at Green Street Studios for 2 wonderful years. She now works as a freelance administrator, performs with Natalie Johnson Dance, sells artisan chocolates, and choreographs independently. Eliza's choreographic works-which display strong inventive movement, pedestrian gestures, and an undeniably unique sense of humor- have been presented in Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Rhode Island, and Arezzo, Italy.
Keep up with Eliza via instagram @elizamaleckidance and enjoy her crafty creations @ear_clothes.