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Esmee West-Agboola

Teaching staff - Creative Research modules.

Musical Theatre

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
Faculty of Music
King Charles Court
Old Royal Naval College
SE10 9JF


Esmee (she/her) is a London based dancer, visual artist, theatre practitioner and creative researcher. Her PhD research predominately engages with expressions of femininity, Black-Mixed Race identity, sexuality and mental health.

Since graduating from Bird College in 2016 and Royal Central School of Speech & Drama in 2018, she has held various producing and creative roles across productions at tiata fahodziSouthbank Centre, Young Vic, Camden People’s Theatre and China Plate Theatre Company, and completed her first public-facing art commission in 2022.

Esmee currently trains and performs with the first London season of Waacking dance collective House of Suraj, led by choreographer Kumari Suraj. Alongside this, she also teaches across various performance degrees at the Royal Central School of Speech & Drama and at Performers College. Finally, she is currently in the process of creating her first portrait collection which brings to life the grounding ideas of her PhD.