Eliot Smith Dance // Life & Other Stories

Henry Travers Studio  |  24 June 2022


Eliot Smith Dance “the enterprising company” (The Guardian) returns with their popular North East spring tour performing four diverse contemporary dance works that are filled with physical movement, passion, and excitement!

The key piece, LIFE, created by Eliot Smith, features five cutting-edge dancers, original music by award-winning composer Adam Johnson, and stunning backdrops by renowned figurative artist Bernadette Koranteng. LIFE highlights the climate change crisis through powerful choreography, encouraging awareness and action.

This ground-breaking performance includes other works by the award-winning choreographers Martin Hylton, and Balbir Singh, including the emerging choreographer, Yamit Salazar. Expect an evening of unforgettable contemporary dance experience that inspires. ESD is not to be missed!

Watch the trailer below to hear Eliot Smith, choreographer and artistic director of Eliot Smith Dance, talking about his new work, LIFE, in more detail.

"The enterprising company"
The Guardian
"I felt the artistic representation was incredibly creative and thought-provoking."
Audience Response, November 2021
"LIFE - Dance was very well choreographed. Dancers are amazing - competent, skilled, enthusiastic. Theatrically brilliant.”
Audience Response, November 2021