Creatives and Credits:
Choreographer: Eliot Smith
Music: a mixture of works by James MacMillan and Steve Reich
Costume: Erika Charters and Eliot Smith
Premiered on 16 February 2011 at Westminster Cathedral.
Funded by The Friends of the Company
MISSA (meaning ‘Mass’ in Latin) is an enactment of the liturgy of the Mass in dance. This is Eliot Smith's first major dance work and premiered inside Westminster Cathedral in London.
Originally performed by students of The London Contemporary Dance School on 16 February 2011, Missa was revived and performed by a new cast of seven strong female dancers and performed inside Saint. Dominic’s Priory in Newcastle upon Tyne, in collaboration with The Cosmos and lighting designer Aether & Hemera on 13 October 2012.