YAMIT SALAZAR
REHEARSAL DIRECTOR
AND GUEST DANCER

Pronoun He / Him

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 performs 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 at The Capitol Theatre, Horsham, as well as dancing in Madonna’s ‘Vogue’ for her launch dates at the London Palladium.

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