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 Awards for Tommy and The Last Five Years. He’s a Dance Teacher, Workshop Leader, Movement Director & Choreographer.


Credits include: THE COLOR PURPLE (Curve, Leicester & Birmingham Hippodrome); THE LAST FIVE YEARS (Wales Millennium Centre & Tour); IOLANTHE (Wiltons Music Hall & UK Tour); TOMMY (Ramps on the Moon UK Tour); REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL (Graeae Theatre UK Tour); THE THREEPENNY OPERA (UK Tour); MY SILENT WORLD (Commissioned by Michael Nunn & Billy Trevvit, Artistic Directors of Ballet Boyz, a short film for Ch4 Random Acts); SHOES (Sadler’s Wells); ORFEO ED EURIDICE (Longborough Festival); TWELFTH NIGHT (Guildford School of Acting); NO ONE IN THE WORLD (London School of Musical Theatre); WEST SIDE STORY (Music Theatre Project); LET US TELL YOU A STORY (Deaf Men Dancing commissioned by Exceptional & Extraordinary); TIME (Deaf Man Dancing – Laban Theatre, Greenwich); GROOMED TO PERFECTION (Theatre Royal Brighton); CORAZON A CORAZON (Deaf Men Dancing – Without Walls); CABARET & LEGALLY BLONDE (Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts); HEAR! HEAR! (Deaf Men Dancing – Sadlers Wells); THE SOUNDMEN (Incloodu Festival), MONEY MAKES THE WORLD GO ROUND (Carnival UK/3 Pins Productions); ECHOES IN THE NIGHT (Carnival UK/3 Pins Productions); THE WHO’S TOMMY (Greenwich Theatre); ACE OF CLUBS & THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE (The Union Theatre); AS YOU LIKE IT (Oxford Shakespeare Company); ALIVE! (Deaf Men Dancing – Outdoor UK Festivals); TEN & EMBRACE (Deaf Men Dancing – Mayor of London’s Liberty Festival); THE 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM SPELLING BEE (Arts Educational School); FABLES AND FAIRYTALES (Bridlington Spa Theatre); WHEELS ON BROADWAY (Graeae Theatre); NATIONAL ENGLISH BALLET THEATRE (Choreography Lab 2017); ALADDIN (Lyric Hammersmith); SEQUINS AND SNOWBALLS  (Graeae Theatre, Queen Elizabeth Hall); CAROUSEL (Royal Academy of Music); BLOOD WEDDING (Dundee Rep Ensemble), 101 DALMATIONS, THE MEETING & A MARVELOUS YEAR FOR PLUMS (Chichester Festival Theatre); PETER PAN, JUST SO, MARRY ME A LITTLE & STARTING HERE, STARTING NOW (Chichester University); DIE FLEDERMAUS (Den Norske Opera & Ballet); THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE & NOAH (Chichester Festival Youth Theatre); DUCKIE (Southbank Centre); THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME (National Youth Music Theatre); THE RUFF TUFF CREAM PUFF ESTATE AGENCY (Belgrade Theatre as part of Coventry UK City of Culture 2021); THE RHYTHMICS (Southwark Playhouse) CHANNEL 4’s THE PARALYMPIC HOMECOMING (DMD+ at Wembley Arena); PARALYMPIC OPENING CEREMONY (LONDON 2012);

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