Mark Smith is a freelance choreographer, movement director, dance teacher, workshop leader and director. Mark is the founder and artistic director of the all-male dance company Deaf Men Dancing. Mark studied dance at the Royal Ballet School and London Studio Centre.
Choreography credits include London 2012's Paralympic Opening Ceremony, My Silent World (a film for Channel 4 Random Acts in association with BalletBoyz); Ace of Clubs, The Boys From Syracuse and Call Me Madam (Union Theatre); The 25th Annual Putnam & County Spelling Bee (Arts Ed); Die Fledermaus (Oslo Opera House); The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe, Noah and A Marvelous Year For Plums (Chichester Festival Theatre); Reasons To Be Cheerful (Graeae Theatre); Aladdin (Lyric Hammersmith); Iolanthe (Union Theatre & Wilton’s Music Hall); and Shoes (Sadler’s Wells & Peacock Theatre). The Who's Tommy (Greenwich Theatre); Carousel (Royal Academy of Music); Blood Wedding (Dundee Rep); Fables & Fairytales (Bridlington Spa); Marry Me A Little, Peter Pan, Just So and Starting Here, Starting Now (Chichester University); Hear! Hear! (DMD+ at Sadler’s Wells); As You Like It (Oxford Shakespeare Company); TEN, Sense of Freedom and Alive! (Deaf Men Dancing); and The Threepenny Opera (New Wolsey Theatre/Nottingham Playhouse/Birmingham Repertory/West Yorkshire Playhouse).