Ballet with Brenda Lee Grech
Get your morning moving in a class with the ŻfinMalta company dancers and one of our expert guest teachers. Once a month for a week or more, local and international professional dance artists are invited to join the company’s morning practice. Techniques explored are ballet, contemporary, and somatic practice. Classes are suitable for young dancers and established practitioners alike. ŻfinMalta provides an open and inclusive space where participants can further develop their professional practice, make connections, and experience life inside Malta’s National Dance Company.
Brenda Lee’s company class is fast paced, focusing on technical precision as well as fluidity, within the framework of classical ballet structures. Her classes provide a safe and positive environment where dancers are encouraged to challenge their technical and artistic abilities, all whilst prioritising timing and musicality.
About Brenda Lee Grech
Maltese artist Brenda Lee Grech, has an internationally established portfolio career as a dancer and choreographer. She has worked professionally in various capacities with internationally renowned companies; Ballet d’Europe, Marseille (2006 -2007), Scottish Ballet, Glasgow (2008 – 2014), Rambert, London (2014 – 2021) and Punchdrunk – The Burnt City production, London (2022 – 2023). Her tv credits include appearing as the lead Swan in the Netflix series Peaky Blinders, as well as a choreographer for the Hallmark movie, The Dancing Detective: A deadly Tango. She has also appeared as the head judge in the Maltese television talent show Brillanti for the 2023 dance series and featured as a solo artist for award winning musician Sting, at the London Palladium concert.
Throughout her career Brenda Lee has collaborated on a number of new creations with some of the most established names within the industry and performed repertoire ranging from the great classics to contemporary works by F. Ashton, K. MacMillian, G. Balanchine, M.Cunningham, J.Kylian, W. Forsyth, M. Bourne, W. McGregor, S. Eyal, H. Schecter, A. Foniadakis, S.L.Cherkaoui, to mention but a few. She has toured and performed in a number of theatres and international festivals in the US, Europe, Asia and Australia; amongst these are the prestigious Mariinsky theatre in Russia, Shanghai Grand Theatre and a large number of performances at the Sadler’s Wells Theatre in London.
Brenda has pioneered the development of the Rambert Home studio classes. Subsequently, she became an integral part of the education teaching faculty and contributed as a regular guest teacher for both Rambert 2 and Rambert’s professional classes. She has taught workshops for Scottish Ballet, Ballet Central, Rambert and the University of Malta. She has also mentored youth dance companies SBYC3 and Quicksilver.
Brenda Lee has joined ŻfinMalta as Ballet Master for ŻfinDays’ double bill, rehearsing the company for Mauro Bigonzetti’s Cantata and Ambra Senatore’s Aringa Rossa.10 under the Artistic Direction of Paolo Mangiola.
€35 Weekly package (5 classes)
*booking fee applies