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An exceptional dancer, born in Colombia, Yamit Salazar was raised in Central London.  He attended the BRIT School of Performing Arts, later graduating from Bird College of Dance.  He joined Eliot Smith Dance (ESD) in 2013 and has performed lead roles in ESD's repertoire, including works by Eliot Smith, Maggie Boogaart, Maurice Causey, Mathieu Geffré, Mark Baldwin, and Balbir Singh.

Yamit stepped down as a full-time freelance Company Dancer in autumn 2017 and accepted the position of freelance Rehearsal Director and Guest Dancer at ESD. 

In summer 2021, Yamit was commissioned by ESD to create his first major work for the Company titled, Bloom.

As well as his work with ESD, he has danced on Celebrity X Cruises and has performed in five consecutive pantomimes as a dancer and dance captain and choreographer in 2022 at The Capitol Theatre, Horsham, a dancer in Madonna’s ‘Vogue’ for her launch dates at the London Palladium, as well as dancing in La Forza Del Destino at the Royal Opera House.

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