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Date posted - 03/02/2020
Following a successful pilot platform, “Graham in UK”, in Summer 2018, devised by Eliot Smith Dance (ESD) and in collaboration with The Martha Graham Dance Company, ESD Presents is a new and annual Contemporary Dance programme taking place in Newcastle upon Tyne. The aim is to inform, stimulate, entertain and encourage creative debate about one of the most influential and creative minds of the past.
From 27 July – 1 August 2020, hosted at Newcastle College, ESD Presents: MARTHA GRAHAM, will offer dancers a Summer Intensive in Graham TechniqueTM and Repertory; Composition; Performance and Professional Support, specifically designed for students and professionals from the UK and Europe who wish to learn and progress intensively in the Graham vocabulary.
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Date posted - 6/12/2019
The Directors of Eliot Smith Dance are pleased to announce the appointment of five new directors: 
Dr Alexandros Dearges-Chantler
Beverley Gray
Angeline Lucas
Dr Dana Mills
Penny Morrison
We are still seeking to recruit additional directors who have experience and expertise in the following fields: 
- The Law 
- Finance 
- Business
ESD encourages and welcomes expressions of interest from people of all backgrounds, including Black, Asian, Minority and Ethnic.
Please email your interest to Pat Pierpoint via 
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