Elia Mrak is a storyteller. He performs, directs, and teaches. His practice fuses Qigong, Bboying, Flying Low, and dramaturgy of the theater. He has performed, taught, and directed throughout the last decade of traveling and living in Europe, Central and South America, and the United States. He includes in his list of masters: David Zambrano (BELGIUM), Park Young-Cool (KOREA) and FeverOne (USA/Rocksteady). He currently trains, teaches, and creates in Seattle, in partnership with Velocity Dance Center, Washington Hall, Cornish College of the Arts, The Beacon (Massive Monkees), as well as the Movement Dojo at Seattle Aikikai. In 2014, he was awarded the SCUBA grant to tour through Minneapolis, Philadelphia and San Francisco with Erica Badgeley and present their collaborated solo, “erica”. That same year, he was also awarded the Iberescena Fellowship in partnership with Viko Kaizen (MEXICO) and Martin Piliponsky (ARGENTINA) to organize a traveling project in which they created a new piece in Seattle, and a world premier in Mexico City. He continues to choreograh, teach and train throughout the world.