Performing arts management

Dance teaching and choreography

Dance and other writing


Choreography for stage and theatre
Images: Duncan Grisby, Claude Schneider, Darien Graham-Smith

Themes for my contemporary dance choreography have included: musical play, communication in human relationships, and the interplay of classical and contemporary dance forms.

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Indian dance choreography


Images: Lise Smith

Bharatnatyam, Bollywood (filmi), and fusion with folk styles and Western Contemporary dance. Themes for dance works include play with ideas of cultural translation and audience expectations, fusion of Eastern and Western movement vocabularies, play with Indian dance styles and Western music. My Indian dance works have been performed in the theatre, at cabaret evenings, at public events, and on film.


Theatre and Musical Theatre


Images: Lise Smith

Dance choreography for musicals including The Boyfriend, Argonauts and Peace, and the operas The She-Devil and Moses and Pharoah; choreography and movement characterisation for Kathie and the Hippopotamus and En attendant Godot.
Lise was Company Choregrapher on Tony Blair the Musical at the Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh Fringe 2007 ("wonderfully entertaining and skilfully written" - The Stage; "the Blair and Brown routine a la Fred and Ginger will ensure Tony hangs around in the memory" - Musical Theatre Matters).


Please email me at: lise@lisedance.co.uk