Join our Board

Following the celebration of its 10th Anniversary Eliot Smith Dance (ESD) is looking to the future with plans for growth and exciting developments. Eliot Smith stands down from his 10 year career as dancer to concentrate on leading the Company through this transition as Creative Director and as Board Director of ESD.​


ESD is continuing to appoint new Board members including the role of Chair throughout 2022.

Please contact us if you require alternative formats at info@eliotsmithdance.com

Fill in the online Equality Opportunities Form

How to apply:
Please download the Recruitment Pack. If you’d like an informal phone chat about the Director role, please contact us to arrange a time, via: info@eliotsmithdance.com


Application Process:

To start the conversation, we are asking you to send us an expression of interest. Please send us a letter of no more than two pages with a CV; you are also welcome to send a video or audio of no more than 5 minutes (preferred format MP4).


Please make sure you tell us:

- Why you would like to join the Board.

- What you think you would bring to the company and how your skills could support the refreshed Board and small team in achieving its vision.

- A bit about yourself; the work you do and your previous experience.


If you are interested in the role of Chair, please also ensure that you let us know how you would meet the requirements described in these particular role profiles.


You need to send your expression of interest to info@eliotsmithdance.com and completed the online Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.


Please mark your email as confidential and include ‘Directors Application’ in the subject line.


Interviews will take place throughout 2022; when you contact us, please let us know if you are not free on these dates.


We want everyone who believes they can contribute to the ESD Board to feel welcome to apply. It is our responsibility to make the application process accessible, and to give you the information you need to decide whether you might be suitable. If you require the pack or any further information in a different format, or have questions before you apply, please get in touch with info@eliotsmithdance.com


If you require the pack or any further information in a different format, or have questions before you apply, please get in touch with info@eliotsmithdance.com 

Want to find out more about being a Director?

We recognise that if you've not been a Director before, then you might have questions about the role. If you’d like to find out more about what it means to be a Director, we would like to invite you to get in touch for an informal chat online or in-person. Please email us at info@eliotsmithdance.com