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Ella Mesma, is interested in pushing Dance Theatre to create a unique, powerful, feminine style, exploring ethical, religious, cultural & social issues. Growing up, Mesma trained in salsa and samba, before studying Politics and Sociology at Leeds University. Ella graduated from The London School of Contemporary Dance with a Postgraduate Diploma in 2010. Ella Mesma Company, works, established in 2011 include ‘Evol’ 2011, ‘Ecdysis’ 2012, 'Papillon' 2013, ‘The Ugly Daughter’ 2014, and currently touring ‘Orixas’ 2015. Element Arts Latin Dance Company, established in 2006, have travelled extensively performing and teaching. UK venues include Trafalgar Square, NME Awards, Strictly Come Dancing & The Brit Awards. Ella has performed with artists including Bajari de Yamulee (UK), Southpaw Company, AQ Arts, The Olympics Opening Ceremony, Russell Maliphant, Guarini Dance Company.
Ella Mesma is the Artistic Director of Element Arts and Ella Mesma Company, the only company in the UK to specialise in Latin Dance Theatre. Funded by the Winston...
Ella Mesma curates Roots of Rumba Festival at Rich Mix, London, on the 8th and 9th April.
An evening of Latin dance works by Ella Mesma and Element Arts at the Chelsea Theatre