Mark Smith is the Founder and Artistic Director of Deaf Men Dancing.
Mark was nominated as Best Choreographer in the Off-West End Awards and the Broadway World UK Awards for Ace of Clubs, Call Me Madam & Iolanthe and Live Theatre & British Theatre for Tommy.
Training: Royal Ballet School and London Studio Centre
Choreography credits: The Last Five Years (Wales Millennium Centre & Tour); Paralympic Opening Ceremony - London 2012; Blood Wedding (Dundee Rep); Marry Me A Little, Peter Pan, Just So & Starting Here, Starting Now (Chichester University); The Witches of Eastwick (The Institute of the Arts Barcelona); The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Arts Educational School); Cabaret (Mountview); Carousel (Royal Academy of Music); As you Like It (Oxford Shakespeare Company); The Progress Score, Hear! Hear!, Rosa, TEN, Sense of Freedom, Corazon a Corazon, Embrace, Let us tell you a story.., & Alive! (Deaf Men Dancing); The Threepenny Opera (New Wolsey Theatre/Graeae Theatre - Tour Production); Die Fledermaus (Oslo Opera House); Reasons To Be Cheerful (Graeae Theatre - Tour Production); The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe, 101 Dalmatians, Noah, A Marvellous Year for Plums & The Meeting (Chichester Festival Theatre);
Aladdin (Hammersmith Lyric); Shoes (Sadler’s Wells); Iolanthe, Call Me Madam & Ace of Clubs (Union Theatre/Wilton’s Music Hall & UK Tour); Money Makes The World Go Round & Echoes in the Night (Carnival UK/3 Pins Productions); My Silent World (Ballet Boyz/Channel 4’s Random Acts); Orfeo ed Euridice (Longborough Festival); National English Ballet Theatre (Choreography Lab); The Who’s Tommy (Greenwich Theatre and Ramps on the Moon’s Tour Production); Embrace (Dubai Opera House); West Side Story (Music Theatre Project) and The Color Purple (Curve & Birmingham Hippodrome)