Eleni and Bethanie met in 2000 at University and formed Levantes Dance Theatre in 2005.

Eleni also works as a freelance artist.

Since April 2012 Levantes Dance Theatre are Associate Artists of Greenwich Dance.

photographer: Foteini Christofilopoulou

2015 - Incubator Artists, DepArts
2015 - Arts Council Funding for R&D ‘Kathy & Kathy’
2015 - Commission for outdoor work (GLYPT)
2013 - 2 week of R&D at The Creative Centre, The Generating Company, France
2013 - Choreography for Children's Award for ‘Duck Man’ (The Place, Sadler's Wells, Company of Angels)
2012 - Commission for ‘Canape Art’ The Royal Opera House
2011 - Escalator Dance Artists, DepArts
2011 - Method Lab Commission for ‘Two Peas without a Pod’ (greenroom)
2010 - Arts Council Tour Funding for ‘Room Temperature Romance’
2010 - Bonnie Bird New UK Choreography Award for ‘Two Peas without a Pod’
2009 - The Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award for ‘Room Temperature Romance’ (The Barbican)
2009 - Marion Mentoring Scheme Award (mentor: Lindsey Butcher)
2008 - Stamping Ground (Dance4)
2008 - Rules and Regs (Nuffield Theatre)
2008 - In Transit  - North West touring with ‘Gin & Satsumas’ (greenroom)




Eleni Edipidi
Co artistic director of LDT/choreographer/performer

Originally from Greece, Eleni trained at Laban and gained an MA in European Dance Theatre Practice (2005), has a BA in Dance and Live Art Practices (2004, Manchester Metropolitan University), A Foundation in Visual Art (2001, University of the West of England) and a Foundation in Circus Arts (2014, Aircraft Circus).

Eleni is a freelance performer, teacher and choreographer. She has collaborated and performed internationally with choreographers such as Tmesis Theatre, Company Victoria, Interkunst, Marie-Gabrielle Rotie, Blue Eyed Soul Dance Company, Protein Dance, Retina Dance and has performed for the Olympic and Paralympics Ceremonies in Athens 2004 and London 2012 amongst others.

Eleni has been teaching and devising work internationally for all ages and abilities since 2008.


Extended Company:

Foteini Christofilopoulou
Photographer - www.foteini.com

Gopan Iyadurai
Multimedia Artist

Kleoniki Edipidi
Stage Manager - www.blonde.gr

Adam Gregory
Animator/Film Maker

Muscians - www.honeyfeet.org