Malik Robinson grew up and into his role at Cleo Parker Robinson Dance. After graduating with a Bachelor’s in African Studies from Regis University, he officially began his tenure as Development Director winning national awards for the acclaimed Ensemble. Malik then moved on to Booking Manager increasing the Ensemble’s annual tours to 15 cities nationwide. Leading with the arts as a force for transformation and peace, he secured and led tours to Kenya, Israel and Egypt during times of heightened civil unrest. Before being named Executive Director in 2014, Malik developed and directed youth evidenced-based after-school programming recognized for positive findings. He is a participant in the Denver Metro Chamber’s Leadership Denver Class of 2015, and is active on several arts organization boards.