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, and Mark Baldwin.  As well as his work with ESD, he has danced on Celebrity X Cruises and has performed in four consecutive pantomimes as a dancer and dance captain at The Capitol Theatre, Horsham, as well as dancing in Madonna’s ‘Vogue’ for her launch dates at the London Palladium.


In Autumn 2017 Yamit stepped down as a full-time freelance company dancer and accepted the position of Rehearsal Director and Guest Dancer at ESD. 

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