Described by Graham Watts (Chairman of Critics’ Circle Dance Section UK) as “carrying that vital spark of originality” and Lilia Prier Tisdall (Dance Critic @ The Place) as “dance at its most physical and most sensual”


Ella Mesma Company make innovative, elegant & physical productions that draw from Contemporary, Afro Latin & Hip Hop dance & culture.  

The only company in the UK to specialise in Latin Dance Theatre, Ella Mesma Company use a unique language to explore social & cultural identity in the UK. 

Recent work ‘Ladylike’ was created in November 2015 with the support of Arts Council and Yorkshire Dance and Casa Festival International. This year, Ella Mesma was a Bench fellow (Tamsin Fitzgerald-2Faced Dance Company) and is AssociateDance Artist of Dance City, Newcastle.

Other works include Ajé, created in 2014, Ecdysis 2012 and Evol 2011.




Read more about the Company here