James MahKween is from Atlanta, GA. He graduated with a BFA in Musical Theater from American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA). After graduating, MahKweenhas been setting and reaching goals. He has performed with Lula Washington Dance Theatre, JazzAntiqua, and Kouman Kele African Dance and Drum Company,andBrockusRed . Recently, he has been seen at The SabanTheatre Performing for NAACP THEATRE AWARDS. His choreography has been shown at NAACP ACT-SO 2014 & 2015, Highways Performance Space, DANCESCAPE,DanceSpot LA, Tri-Art Festival, Sol-Cal Dance Invitational, and HHII Dance Festival.
This past August, MahKween debuted his artistic showcase, the MahKween Method, at Highways Performance Space and Gallery in Santa Monica. This showcase consisted of thirteen unique works of movement dealing with African American slavery, the poaching and extinction of the West African Black Rhino, and the process of spiritual cleansing. For this Festival, he presents “Gospel Suite”. The work for group deals with going through the rocky roads of life and showing perseverance through it.